No. 35

31 August 1998

The Political Scene

A joint US-UK proposal to try the Libyan suspects in the Lockerbie bombing underScottish law but in the Netherlands appears to stand a good chance of ending theconfrontation over the disaster - and the international sanctions on Libya. A seniorUNSCOM arms inspector has resigned and criticized both the UN and US for their lack ofresolve in eliminating Iraq's weapons of mass destruction. The reaction to the Americanattacks on targets in...