NO. 26


The Middle East Situation

Mr. Shultz is back in the region this week, aiming to give his peaceinitiative the new impetus it so evidently needs. The chances of success hardlylook encouraging, with the Israeli Prime Minister, Mr. Shamir, adamant in hisrejection of any "land for peace" formula; the initiative has alsofailed to attract any support from the Palestinians. More peace contacts on theGulf conflict are also being held this week by the UN Secretary-General, but...