NO. 45

9 AUGUST 1993

The Political Scene

The ending of the week-long Israeli onslaught on southern Lebanon wasfollowed immediately by the arrival in the Middle East of American Secretary ofState Warren Christopher. During five days of talks with the various partiesinvolved in the search for a regional settlement Mr. Christopher said he wasconfident that the peace process had been salvaged. In particular, the Secretaryof State was keen to stress that trust was developing between Israel...