No. 36


The Political Scene

Libya wants to know more about the US/UK proposal to try the Lockerbie bombingsuspects in the Netherlands, and appears to be lining up a certain amount of internationalsupport for its position. That is awkward for the Americans, who last week insisted thatit was a "take-it-or-leave-it proposition." In its latest confrontation withUNSCOM, Iraq remains belligerently intransigent in the face of the threatened suspensionof regular Security...