5 November 2001
The Political Scene
British Prime Minister Tony Blairstour of the region produced few results other than some frank talk from the Syriansand a cosmetic attempt by Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon to don the mantleof peacemaker.
It was not entirely clear what wasthe exact purpose of British Prime Minister Tony Blairs 31 October-2 Novembertour of Syria, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Israel and Palestine. But it can be saidwith some certainty that if he was...