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The Middle East Situation

As expected, the Israeli Prime Minister's visit to Washington produced noclosing of differences over the US peace plan. The question now is whether thedeadlocked Israeli cabinet will call early elections on the issue, opening apossibility for change. In the Gulf war, the truce in the war of the citieslasted barely two days. Iran has heightened tensions further by launching across-border thrust in the northern Kurdish mountains, and the...