NO. 36


The Middle East Situation

The Arab summit in Algiers not only produced political and financial supportfor the uprising in the occupied territories, as it was expected to do, butalso a measure of apparent agreement on a number of other issues. Nonetheless,its main significance lies in the implicit recognition that Palestine ispolitically back at center stage and that the uprising has strengthened thePLO's hand regionally. Among other things this could add to the...