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The Middle East Situation

While Washington remains preoccupied with the ongoing crisis over the secretarms deals with Iran, the repercussions continue to be felt in the region. TheSoviet Union has been having discussions with both Iraq and Iran. Tehran hasagain signaled interest in pursuing the arms-for-hostages process with the US,something Washington is clearly unable now to do. The US' moderate Arab friendsremain concerned at the implications of the crisis for...