No. 24

11 June 2001

The Political Scene

Palestinian leader Yasir 'Arafat has declared a cease-fire in the occupied territories after a suicide bombing in Tel Aviv which caused heavy loss of life, and the Americans are scrambling to keep a lid on the situation, but it is far from certain whether an end to the cycle of Israeli-Palestinian violence is in sight.

'Arafat Calls Cease-Fire After Tel Aviv Bombing

If there is a lesson to be learnt from the horrendous suicide bombing in Tel Aviv...