No. 41

13 October 1997

The Political Scene

PA President Yasir Arafat and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have held asummit which may or may not herald progress in the peace talks. The Americans are makingthreatening noises (and gestures) about the no-fly zones in Iraq, although not to Turkey.They have also put the Mujahidin Khalq - the Iraq-based Iranian opposition group - ontheir official list of terrorist organizations. What appeared to be an attempt by Iran todivide the EU...