No. 31


The Political Scene

The first serious meeting between Israeli Prime MinisterEhud Barak and Palestinian leader Yasir 'Arafat has failed to result in anymoves on the ground to implement the Wye agreement, although Mr. Barakcontinues to declare his commitment to the agreement.

Wye Still On Hold

The Palestinians, who are continuing to press for theimplementation of the Wye agreement before the beginning of final status talks,were presumably hoping that the 27 July...