No. 2

9 October 1995

The Political Scene

Following the signature by the PLO and Israel of their agreement on the second stage of Palestinian autonomy, attention is focussing on restoring momentum to the Syrian track of the peace process. The Syrians themselves are looking to the US to end the current deadlock in the talks, but despite some brave words it remains doubtful whether the Americans are willing to intervene forcefully enough to produce results. In a move which is...