No 22


The Political Scene (2 June 2003)

Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has accepted the international road map (with reservations, of course), setting the stage for a visit to the region by President Bush. Iran (rather than Syria) is now the target of American threats for its alleged sheltering of al-Qaida personnel and interference in Iraq. For reasons which are far from clear, the Americans have dissolved the Iraqi army.

Israel Accepts Road Map

Israeli Prime Minister...