NO. 2


The Political Scene

US Secretary of State James Baker is to return to the region on 14 October totry to hammer out the final details of the proposed peace conference, and inadvance of his visit Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir has adopted a toughstance on both the procedural and substantial aspects of peace negotiations. TheIsraelis have also asserted their independence by ostentatiously violating theairspace of Iraq, Syria and Saudi Arabia, but in the wake of...