No. 25

23 June 1997

The Political Scene

Turkish Prime Minister Necmettin Erbakan has finally resigned, but that does not necessarily mean that political conflict between the armed forces and Islamic fundamentalists has been resolved. The Americans are seeking further UN sanctions against Baghdad after UNSCOM inspectors were refused access to a number of sites in Iraq. US Secretary of Defense William Cohens tour of the Gulf was not helped by a congressional resolution urging President...