No. 05

31 January 2000

The Political Scene

The Syrians have declined to send their experts to Washington to discuss the American document tabled at Shepherdstown, and the Israelis who in tit-for-tat fashion then refused to send their own were clearly taken by surprise. The Security Council has managed to agree on a chairman for the new Iraqi arms control agency UNMOVIC.

Syria Declines To Turn Up

Last week, after the Syrians took everyone by surprise when they decided at the last...