NO. 3

17 OCTOBER 1994

The Political Scene

At first it looked as if Iraqi President Saddam Husain had succeeded onceagain in shooting himself in the foot by moving troop reinforcements close tothe border with Kuwait, particularly when the Americans reacted by mounting amassive airlift of forces to the Gulf. But after the Iraqi units in the southbegan to pull back and Russian Foreign Minister Andrei Kozyrev visited Baghdadto mediate in the crisis, events took an unexpected turn: Mr....