VOL. XXXIII

NO. 40

9-JULY-1990

The Political Scene

US President George Bush has served notice on the Israelis that if theyforeclose on the peace process in its present form, Washington intends to pursuea settlement in the Middle East by other unspecified means. Mr. Bush was careful not to say what the Americans have in mind, but if it involves the UN in anyway it is not likely to please the hawks who now rule Israel. The US andIsrael's new government are also at odds on the question of...