NO. 37


The Political Scene

The regional storm flags are flying after the Israeli Knesset voted in anarrow right-wing coalition headed by Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir whoseprogram is to shoulder aside the current peace process, smash the intifada, andpour settlers into the occupied territories. The new Israeli Government does notapparently care whether this leads to a confrontation of some kind with the US,and since it also appears that Washington's dialogue with the PLO...