No. 36

6 June 1996

The Political Scene

Likud leader Benjamin Netanyahu's unexpected victory in Israel's prime ministerial elections - announced virtually as MEES went to press on 31 May - has thrown the future of the peace process into doubt and opened a Pandora's box of unpleasant regional possibilities.

Netanyahu Pulls Off An Upset

Israel's 29 May parliamentary and prime ministerial elections were generally (and accurately) described as the most important in the...