NO. 46

16 AUGUST 1993

The Political Scene

The next round of Middle East peace talks is due to begin in Washington before the end of this month. The announcement that all parties were being invited back to the negotiating table came after the resolution of a serious crisis within the Palestinian movement. Three key negotiators resigned in a dispute with the Tunis-based leadership of the PLO over matters of both substance and procedure. The three were eventually persuaded to...