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The Middle East Situation

As the White House prepares to greet the leaders of three countries at theheart of the Arab-Israeli conflict Egyptian President Husni Mubarak on 3April, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir on 6 April, and King Husain ofJordan on 2 May - Mr. Shamir's attempts to armor himself with a show of Israeliand diaspora unity before departing for Washington came somewhat unstuck afteran acrimonious row within Israel over a leaked intelligence study...