NO. 24

14 MARCH 1994

The Political Scene

The peace talks remain suspended in the wake of the Hebron mosque massacre.Israel has failed to act unilaterally to meet Palestinian demands, and at the UNthe US is blocking measures which the PLO says are essential if it is to returnto the negotiating table. PLO Chairman Yasir 'Arafat's room for maneuver isbeing restricted by a backlash among previously loyal supporters, and the factswhich are emerging at the official inquiry into the massacre...