VOL. XL

No. 49

8 December 1997

The Political Scene

The Israeli cabinet has approved the principle - but not the details - of a furtherredeployment in the West Bank as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flew to Europe to meetwith US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. Iraq's confrontation with the UN and US hascooled for the moment but remains a potential flashpoint.

Cabinet Approves Principle Of Redeployment

Considering that the Knesset members of the Greater Israel movement have threatened to...