No. 38

18 September 2000

The Political Scene

The Ides of September have come and gone without a final status agreement on the Palestinian track and without the unilateral declaration of a Palestinian state.

No Agreement, No UDI

After the PLO Central Council voted on 11 September to put back the end of the interim period of autonomy to November 15 (as Palestinian leader Yasir'Arafat put it), the 13 September deadline for a final status agreement between the Israelis and Palestinians...