Middle East: No Mood for Accommodation


For all their frenetic traveling and talking, Arab leaders have not yet found a common policy for coming to grips with the realities of defeat. They have not even been able to agree on how to use their most powerful economic weapon: oil. Should they boycott the pro-Israel West or go back to business as before the Six-Day War? After five days of futile bickering in Baghdad, the oil experts tossed the problem back to their foreign ministers, who in turn plan to buck the whole list of Arab differences straight to the top at the Arab summit meeting...

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