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Page 2 - The Michigan Daily - Monday, September 22, 1986

Rabin may

Minister Yitzhak Rabin said
yesterday that Israel would back
up its Lebanese militia allies with
Israeli-manned helicopter
gunships and tanks to halt a
surge of guerilla attacks in south
He also suggested that Israel
may increase the estimated 1,000
troops it keeps in south Lebanon,
but declined to elaborate.
RABIN told reporters the
Israeli assistance was meant "to
absolutely break these attacks by
inflicting large casualties" on
y. Shiite Moslem guerrillas.
A senior military officer,

demanding anonymity, said
Israel would deploy troops to
reinforce the South Lebanon
Army militia on a case-by-case
basis, but did not intend to send in
a big force.
THE LATEST rocket attack
Saturday wounded three Israeli
soldiers, the Israeli military
command said. The attack
occurred in the Israeli-occupied
buffer zone of south Lebanon,
which stretches six to 10 miles
deep along the border and is
meant to prevent guerrillas from
attacking Israel itself.
Two soldiers suffered slight
injuries, and the third was

hospitalized with mo
stomach wounds, the cot
The attack came one da
five French soldiers wi
United Nations Interim F
Lebanon were wounded
rocket fired at their barr
south Lebanon.
RABIN briefed the Cabi
the stepped-up assaults a
Israeli troops, their Le
allies and UNIFIL in
Speaking to rep
afterward, he, warned t
there will be no tranquility
our side, there will1
tranquility on their side."
Rabin blamed Iranian-
Hezbollah extremists an
Shiite Amal militia fora
which killed four F
peacekeepers and at lea
The Project Community adv
appeared in Sept. 19th'sl
should have read "Experie
Learning in the community,r
than "Experimental." Exper
is based on experience.

derate militiamen of the Israeli-
mmand financed South Lebanon Army in
the past six weeks.
ty after
th the RABIN SAID . Israeli
orce in involvement depended on the
by a amount of guerrilla activity.
acks in "Once it goes up, we are a little bit
more involved, once it is reduced,
inet on we reduce it too," he said.
banese Rabin rejected as a "false and
south twisted report" a statement
Friday by U.N. Secretary-
orters General Javier Perez de Cuellar
hat "if that Israel was reponsible for the
y on on south Lebanon attacks because it
be no refused to withdraw its troops
from the area.
backed Rabin said the attacks on the
nd the nine-nation, 5,800-member
attacks UNIFIL were the result of a power
Srench struggle between the more
ast 12 moderate Amal militia and
Hezbollah for control of the
which predominantly Shiite population
I in south Lebanon.


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Drug to
experimental drug that extends
the lives and reduces symptoms of
some AIDS patients will be made
available within weeks to
thousands with the incurable
disease, federal health officials
announced Friday.
The drug, AZT or
azidothymidine, will become the
first widely available therapeutic
agent for treating specific
symptoms of acquired immune
deficiency syndrome.
THE Department of Health
and Human Services and a
pharmaceutical company which
makes AZT stressed that the drug
is not a cure for AIDS, may not
offer relief for some patients, and
can have serious side effects.
Tax reform
gill make
'U' changes
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board. Their tuition will remain
Another change from the
current tax system would be an
elimination of tax exemptions for
teaching assistants on salary.
According to one estimate, the
University may end up
withholding a collective $1
million from the TA's every
According to History Teaching
Assistant Eric Duskin, a member
of GEO, the TA union, TAs are
currently not worrying about the
tax bill because it will not take
full effect until 1988. By then, he
predicted, it could become a
stumbling block in contract
negotiations with the University.
The bill "has the potential to
decrease TA take home pay by up
to 30 percent" Duslun saia.

UN speech to focus on
U. S., Soviet relations
UNITED NATIONS - President Reagan will focus today on
superpower relations, including arms control and the Daniloff
case, when he addresses the United Nations for the fifth time.
With U.S.-Soviet relations strained by the espionage charges
against American journalist, Nicholas Daniloff, Reagan will "pt:
considerable emphasis on human rights,. and he will underscore the
(Daniloff) case... with what I would emphasize is straight talk on
the matter," presidential spokesman Larry Speakes told reporters.
in Washington.
Daniloff was arrested in Moscow on Aug. 30. He spent thirteen
days in prison before being released into the custody of the U.S.
Embassy and is not freee to leave the Soviet Union.
Last week, administration officials in Washington disclosed
that Reagan had proposed significant reduction of the number of
nuclear missiles in Europe, a subject that will be addressed during
Reagan's speech.
Bypass deaths top U.S. rate
DETROIT - Two Michigan hospitals ranked in the top 10
nationwide in death rates among Medicare patients who underwent
coronary bypass surgery in 1984, a Detroit newspaper reported
Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit and Northern Michigan
Hospitals in Petoskey reported 1984 death rates among Medicare
patients that were nearly three times the national average, the
Detroit Free Press said.
Mercy Hospital in Muskegon and Borgess Medical Center in
Kalamazoo reported bypass deaths among patients that were nearly
twice the national rate, according to a Free Press computer analysis
of federal Medicare records.
The average death rate for 'Medicare patients undergoing
coronary bypass surgery nationwide was 5.47 percent in 1984, the
latest year for which federal statistics were available, the Free Press
said. That percetage represented 3,166 deaths among 57,804 bypass
procedures on Medicare patients, it said.
Delegates reach accord at
Stockholm conference
STOCKHOLM, Sweden - Delegates to the 35-nation East-West
security conference agreed yesterday on a package on information.
sharing measures designed to reduce the risk that war could break
out in Europe by accident.
It is the first East-West security accord since the SALT II pact in
A formal vote on the agreement was scheduled for last night but
was put off until today so the document could be printed. It then must
be ratified by the 35 governments, and is scheduled to take effect
Both U.S. and Soviet delegates praised the accord as contributing
to a more stabl@ military situation in Europe and improving East-
West relations in general.
AIDS hits Mich. student
LANSING - Michigan's first case of a student with the deadly
disease AIDS has been confirmed in the Clinton County district of
St. John's, but the boy is too ill to attend school, officials say. Earl
Gabriel, superintendent of the district located about 20 miles north o
Lansing, said the case was reported Wednesday, but information
that would identify the student will be kept confidential at the
parents' request.
The district's school board will begin considering an AIDS
policy during a scheduled meeting tonight, said Gary Whitford,
board president.
The State Education Board guidelines say students with AIDS
should generally be allowed to attend classes because the virus
carries little risk of being transmitted through casual contact.
However, the board advised districts to set up a panel to weigh
decisions on a case-by-case basis.
Summit plans face obstacles
WASHINGTON - Secretary of State George Schultz continued
yesterday to press the Soviet Union to let American journalist
Nicholas Daniloff leave Moscow, saying a superpower summit was
"most unlikely" until the case is resolved.
Meanwhile, members of congress supported the Reagan
administration's position to hold a firm line with the Soviets until
Daniloff is freed.
"I think it is most unlikely that you could have a fruitful meeting
in the conditions that we have today," Schultz said on ABC's "This
Week with David Brinkley," reiterating remarks he made
Saturday evening after he concluded two days of talks with Soviet
Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze.

Schultz said the Soviet spy charges against Daniloff were a
stumbling block, and Shevardnadze cited the American expulsion
of 25 persons from the Soviet U.N. mission as an obstacle.





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