At Odds with Nearly Everybody

After AWACS vote, the Administration is adrift in the Mideast

They want to be pro-Arab and pro-Israel, for Prince Fahd's peace plan and for Camp David; they want to avoid alienating [Jordan 's King] Hussein but still stay anti-P.L.O. I wish them luck in making that miracle work.

That was the impression of Ronald Reagan's Middle East policy that one American Jewish leader drew from briefings of his colleagues by White House aides and State Department officials last week. The Administration might quarrel with portions of his description, but in spirit it was accurate...

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