No. 11

12 March 2001

The Political Scene

Israel has a new government which contains some very strange bedfellows indeed. Although Prime Minister Ariel Sharon insists that he is willing to return to the negotiating table once the violence in the occupied territories stops, the formation of the new coalition has been accompanied by bellicose rhetoric directed at the Palestinian Authority. The Americans appear to be rethinking their policy on Iraq.

A Coalition That Spans The Political...