NO. 29

19 APRIL 1993

The Political Scene

The Israelis have continued to flirt heavily with the idea of allowing Mr.Faisal Husaini to join the Palestinian negotiating team, and the Palestinianswill reportedly be offered a package of other "gestures" if theyagree to return to the peace talks - but only after they have done so. TheAmericans allege that Iraqi troops have fired on a US air patrol in the northernno-fly zone for the first time since Baghdad declared a unilateral cease-fire...