No. 25

18 March 1996

The Political Scene

The one-day "Summit of Peacemakers" in Sharm al-Shaikh was an international extravaganza which may well boost Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres' chances of being reelected at the end of May but is unlikely to have much of an impact on terrorism. However, Mr. Peres' opponent, Likud party leader Benjamin Netanyahu, also enhanced his electoral prospects by adding former foreign minister David Levy to his ticket. A Likud victory in the...