No. 31

29 April 1996

The Political Scene

After six days of constant shuttling, US Secretary of State Warren Christopher, with a little help from the French and the Syrians, has produced a cease-fire in Lebanon as well as what looks like agreement by Israel and Syria to resume their peace talks in due course. The cease-fire came after a week of hectic diplomatic activity in the region in which the Russians, Europeans and Iranians also participated. The Palestine National...