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Winter 1998


Saddam and Bibi Stir Things Up

Of late, Saddam and Bibi are making the new Middle East look a lot like the old one. UN inspectors still can't get to the bottom of Iraq's destruction arsenal. Meanwhile, Orthodox Jews and Islamic fundamentalists inadvertently conspire to turn back the clock of peace. Bibi still wants settlements, Arafat still hasn't got a state. Two of Israel's Legendary Leaders and a top Egyptian intellectual survey the troubled terrain.

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