NO. 37


The Middle East Situation

Having failed to persuade the Americans through diplomacy either to swallowtheir peace plan whole or to break off the dialogue with the PLO, the Israelishave mobilized their sympathizers in the US in a campaign to achieve these twinaims indirectly, and 90 Senators have urged Secretary of State James Baker toaccept the Shamir plan on the curious grounds that unless he does no-one elsewill. The administration has not responded to this...