No 30

23 July 2001

ThePolitical Scene

The tension in the occupied territories has reachedso dangerous a level that the foreign ministers of the G8 the US included have called for third-party monitoring by mutual consent. The Israelis havemade it clear that suchconsent will not be forthcoming.

G8 MinistersCall For Third Party Monitoring

The familiar, if depressing, cycleof violence continued in Israel and the occupied territories last week, with aPalestinian suicide bombing in the...