No 45

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.

BlairOn Tour

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...