No 10

11 March 2002

The Political Scene

For whatever reasons and they may bevarious the Americans have finally decided they can no longer stand by as theviolence in Israel and theoccupied territories escalates relentlessly and seemingly unstoppably. Aftersome hesitation, the Syrians have decided to back Saudi Crown Prince 'Abd Allahs peace initiative.

The Americans Decide To Intervene

It has been fairlyclear for some time that in the current confrontation in the occupiedterritories,...