NO. 21

20 FEBRUARY 1995

The Political Scene

The Americans have tried to impart fresh momentum to the Israeli-PLO peacenegotiations by staging a meeting of foreign ministers in Washington, butafter Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin met with PLO Chairman Yasir 'Arafatfor the second time in two weeks there appeared to have been little movement onthe issues. Egypt has come up with a regional arms control treaty in an attemptto overcome Israel's objections to signing the nuclear...