The Political Scene
If anything, the exchange of recognition between Israel and
the PLO which took place on 9-10September was an even more momentous development than theiragreementonPalestinian
autonomy.Eachsidehasmadea concession essential to regional peace,the PLO by acknowledging Israel's right to
existandIsraelby acknowledging - for the first time - the Palestinians' existence.The stage is now set forthe
signature of the autonomy agreement, which has received...