NO. 48


The Middle East Situation

France has produced a peace plan for Lebanon and sent a high-ranking envoy tothe Middle East to promote it, without any evident success. The Soviet Union hasalso expressed support for diplomatic efforts to end the Lebanese crisis,which center on a renewed attempt to find a solution by the three-man ArabLeague mediation committee, but so far the committee members themselves haveshown little enthusiasm for the idea. In Tehran the Majlis...