No. 05


The Political Scene

King Husain has transformed the Jordanian politicallandscape by installing his oldest son as crown prince in place of his brotherbefore returning to the US for further treatment for cancer. Little is knownabout the new crown prince (and regent in the Kings absence), who faces adaunting task, particularly if Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu isreelected in May. Iraq walked out of the Arab foreign ministers meeting inCairo and has...