NO. 9


The Middle East Situation

Renewed efforts by the UN to implement its Gulf ceasefire resolution appearto have made little impression on Iran's entrenched position. Tehran ismeanwhile loudly beating the drums of war, carrying out an unprecedentedmobilization of forces for its much-heralded forthcoming campaign on thebattlefront. Iran's international isolation has been marginally eased by animprovement in relations with France, following the release of two French...