NO. 34

23 MAY 1994

The Political Scene

US Secretary of State Warren Christopher's latest tour of the region does notappear to have appreciably advanced the peace negotiations between Israel andSyria. Fighting continues in Yemen's civil war. While Gaza and Jerichotransition from Israeli to PLO rule, Hebron remains a flashpoint forPalestinian-Israeli relations.


It was only threeweeks ago that Syrian Foreign Minister Faruq al-Shara' dismissed the idea of aphased Israeli...