No. 34


The Political Scene

The crisis in Iraq, so long overshadowed by that in Kosovo,is once again on the world agenda. While the Iraqis claim increasing civiliancasualties in the continuing attacks by Allied aircraft on targets in theno-fly zones, some prominent figures in the United States are calling fortougher measures to bring Saddam Husain to heel. In Iran, meanwhile, theappointment of a new head of the judiciary, coinciding with a report criticalof police...