The Middle East Situation

The Israeli raid on the PLO headquarters in Tunis has stirred considerable outrage in the Arab world, and has been widely seen as the final nail in the coffin of the "peace process". However, that process was already moribund and the fallout from the attack may conversely generate a certain amount of pressure towards reviving it. While the affair caused some embarrassment to the US' relations with the Arab world, the Soviets have become the latest to...