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The Political Scene

The announcement that a US-Soviet summit will take place on 9 September hasshifted attention away from the Gulf to the complex and shifting interactionbetween Moscow and Washington over the Gulf crisis. The Soviets appear to belosing patience with Iraq and may well suggest the activation of a UN militaryforce at the summit, and Soviet Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze has alsoproposed an international conference to deal with all the...