NO. 20


The Middle East Situation

In advance of Secretary of State Shultz' visit to the region, there has beena flurry of consultations between Middle East leaders, and a generalcrystallizing of positions. Few if any have been in outright or even qualifiedsupport for the proposals which the US is reportedly making as the basis forpeace moves. The past week has seen key Arab moderates, notably Jordan andEgypt, coming out quite clearly against the main elements in the...