No. 11

13 March 2000

The Political Scene

The Israelis have announced their formal decision to withdraw from the "security zone" in south Lebanon by July, eliciting a wary response from the Lebanese and Syrians. Talks on the Palestinian track of the peace process are to resume later this month in Washington.

Israel Decides To Get Out

On the face of it, the 5 March Israeli cabinet statement announcing that the government had decided unanimously that the army would "redeploy" along the...