VOL. XXX

NO. 25

30-MARCH-1987

The Middle East Situation

Iran's New Year has passed without any sign of the decisive victory heraldedby Iranian leaders. The strains of pursuing the seemingly endless conflictappear to be showing in Tehran, with Ayatollah Khomeini's recent statementsstressing the need for unity and harmony within the country's leadership.There are signs of strain also within the triangular Iranian-Syrian-Libyanalliance which has been a major feature in the region's political...