NO. 6


Middle East Situation

With no indication so far as to what kind of coalition government is likelyto emerge after Israel's inconclusive elections or of the direction US policy inthe Middle East may take under President-elect George Bush, the regionalpolitical scene is on hold as the Palestine National Council prepares to meetin Algiers. Iran and Iraq have managed to agree in Geneva, where peace talksresumed on 30 October, on a limited exchange of POWs, but quickly...