NO. 28

12 APRIL 1993

The Political Scene

President Mubarak of Egypt won no new concessions on the question of thePalestinian deportees during his visit to Washington. Instead, the Americans aretrying to persuade the Palestinians to return to the peace negotiations bydangling a "package" of unspecified Israeli gestures unrelated to thedeportations which the Palestinians must accept on trust. Hardly surprisingly,the Palestinians are sceptical - but they have still not decided whether to...