NO. 27


The Middle East Situation

Attention in the Gulf was diverted last week to the hijacking of a Kuwaitiairliner to Iran - the first such incident for some years attributed topro-Iranian Islamic radicals, and one which could clearly have an effect one wayor the other on Iran's delicate and tense relationship with Kuwait. The war ofthe cities meanwhile resumed with unabated vigor after a brief two-day lull.In the Arab-Israeli arena, the renewed mission of US Secretary of...