No. 32

7 August 2000

The Political Scene

President Clinton is now openly threatening to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and to retaliate if the Palestinians declare a state unilaterally. Despite having secured what looks like explicit American support as a result of the Camp David summit, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak has been greeted with a series of political setbacks upon his return home.

Clinton Resorts To Threats

Ever since the establishment of Israel in 1948, the US...