No 37

10 September 2001

ThePolitical Scene

The US andIsrael have together - walked out of the UN conference against racism. TheSyrian Government has reacted harshly (and swiftly) to calls for politicalreforms at home, and is facing increasingly vocal opposition in Lebanon to itscontinued military presence there. The Americans want to have their cake andeat it too as far as sanctions on Libya are concerned.

US Walks Out Of Racism Conference

It has been suggested that the 3September US...