No 11


The Political Scene

Another week of debate at the UN has moved the Security Council no nearer to agreement on Iraq, despite British attempts to engineer a compromise on the draft resolution tabled by theUS. Turkey is still in no hurry to authorize the use of its territory by US forces and may even be denying the Americans the use of its airspace. US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has done little to reward beleaguered British Prime Minister Tony Blair for his...