No. 44


The Political Scene

With the signature of the Wye memorandum there now exists a detailedtimetable for specific steps by both sides on the Palestinian track and a deeperAmerican engagement in the peace process than at any time since the Clinton administrationcame to power. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus commitment to theagreement was thrown into doubt almost immediately when he postponed a cabinet meeting toapprove it, and the other Arab states are...