NO. 9


The Middle East Situation

The seemingly endless revelations and repercussions of the US-Iranian armsscandal continue to reverberate around the region. Despite reports hotly deniedby Riyadh of Saudi involvement in the affair, tension has heightened betweenIran and the Arab states of the Gulf, especially Saudi Arabia, with Tehranaccusing the latter of permitting Iraqi warplanes to land and refuel duringtheir bombing mission to Larak. The Iranian threats have brought...