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The Middle East Situation

The reactivation of the Arab League's tripartite peace committee has raisedhopes that a proper ceasefire may end the six-month ordeal in Lebanon, whetheror not it leads to a radical settlement of the country's deep-rooted crisis.Egypt's attempt to bridge the gap between Israel and the Palestinians overelection proposals for the occupied territories has highlighted differenceswithin the Israeli leadership, but has not yet been ruled...