Update: The Miami Herald (7/7/99) is quoted from Wednesdays edition as stating: "JERUSALEM -- Ehud Barak, Israel's former army chief of staff, assumed the ``historic duty'' of bringing the nation and its Arab neighbors a future of peace and security as he was sworn in as prime minister Tuesday...Barak has put together a seven-party coalition that hopes to negotiate peace with the Palestinians, Syria and Lebanon." Barak Defeated Netanyahu in the Israel Elections in May of 1999. With Barak expected to begin his Washington visit on July 15, 1999, the peace process is once again moving forward. Also, the final status talks, concerning Jerusalem, are scheduled to begin May 2000 (Zech. 12:2, 3).