NO. 22


The Middle East Situation

President Mubarak's talks in Washington this week are clearly viewed by theactivist Arab moderate parties as vital to their hopes for reviving peaceefforts. As far as they are concerned, the ball is now in the American courtthough even before leaving for the US, Mr. Mubarak ex- pressed doubts about hisability to persuade Washington to enter the diplomatic fray, as the Arabmoderates would like it to do. In Lebanon, another lurch by the...