VOL. XXXIII

NO. 42

23-JULY-1990

The Political Scene

Iraqi President Saddam Husain has launched a blistering attack on Kuwaitand the UAE for what he maintains is a conspiracy with the US to wage economicwar on Iraq by causing oil prices to fall, and when the Iraqis followed this upby formally accusing the Kuwaitis before the Arab League of border violations,there were fears that Baghdad might be about to take unilateral action toresolve the longstanding border dispute in its favor. Despite the...