No. 43

22 July 1996

The Political Scene

Intense Arab diplomatic activity preceded Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's first visit to Cairo, which did little to resolve doubts about his plans for the peace process - and even the Americans are beginning to show some signs of nervousness about Israel's intentions. Israel and Syria (and the US, France and Lebanon) have, however, managed to agree on the procedures for the group which will monitor the cease-fire in south...