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The Middle East Situation

Israel's first major assault on the dialogue between the US and the PLO,using a clash between Israeli troops and Palestinian guerrillas in the Israelisecurity zone in south Lebanon as a pretext, appears to have failed, and at theend of the week it was Israel that ran the risk of ending up in the dock asthe UN Security Council prepared to debate its policy in the occupiedterritories. In Algeria, the authorities have unveiled a draft...