No 30


The Political Scene (28 July 2003)

The death of ex-president Saddam Husains two sons grabbed the headlines, but it was unclear what the practical consequences of this development might be. As the US casts about for international help in Iraq, the UN Special Representative for Iraq has been briefing the Security Council on the situation there. President Bush has excoriated Syria and Iran for supporting terrorism, and the EU has linked the development of its relations...