No. 33

14 August 2000

The Political Scene

American attempts to persuade the Egyptians to lean on the Palestinians to make concessions on Jerusalem appear to have backfired. Suggestions that an Arab summit should be held to back the Palestinians have evanesced.

US Turns The Screws On Egypt

In the aftermath of the inconclusive Camp David summit, Palestinian and Israeli officials have fanned out across the region and elsewhere (Europe in particular), presumably in an attempt to persuade...