VOL. XLV

No 47

25-November-2002

The Political Scene

The Americans have tried, and failed, to persuade other members of the Security Council that Iraq has already violated resolution 1441. In Israel the Labour party has elected a relative dove, Amram Mitzna, to replace Binyamin Ben-Eliezer as its leader.

US Looks For An Excuse

The head of the UN arms inspectorate UNMOVIC, Hans Blix, returned from a two-day visit to Iraq on 20 November to declare that we had good discussions with representatives...