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The Middle East Situation

The dialogue between the US and the PLO has weathered the storm kicked up byIsrael over the alleged terrorism involved in last week's clash betweenPalestinian guerrillas and Israeli soldiers in south Lebanon, although notwithout some signs of unhappiness on the Americans' part. Iran and Iraq, proddedby UN Secretary General Peres de Cuellar, are to resume their peace negotiationsnext month, and while both sides are sticking to the...