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NSC Official Outlines Clinton Administration's Middle East Policy

There follows the text of an address delivered by Martin S. Indyk at theWashington Institute for Near East Policy on 18 May. Mr. Indyk is SeniorDirector for Near East and South Asian Affairs at the National Security Council.

My task tonight is to try to lay out for you the Clinton Administration'sapproach to the Middle East. The broad outlines of that approach were alreadydetermined by President Clinton...