NO. 35

29 MAY 1995

The Political Scene

Just when it looked as if the peace process was going nowhere on both theSyrian and Palestinian tracks, Syria and Israel have reached agreement on how totalk about security arrangements and Israel has suspended its decision toconfiscate further Palestinian land in east Jerusalem. Iran is seeking tocounter American attempts to isolate it by making overtures to the Europeans andIraq. Iraqi President Saddam Husain has fired his half brother from...