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September 27, 1999 Issue


  • Features

    A Haunted Journey

    After the war life will begin to stir once again, but we won't be here, we will have vanished just as the Aztecs have vanished.

    Daniel Singer

  • Students for Sale

    Research support was provided by the Open Society Institute and the Investigative Fund of The Nation Institute.

    Steven Manning

  • Editorials

    US Complicity in Timor

    While the Indonesian military's thugs continue their rampage in East Timor, most foreign reporters have fled the country.

    Allan Nairn

  • East Timor’s Agony

    With Dili burning and anti-independence militias carrying on a murderous terror campaign beneath the noses of Indonesian soldiers and police, the United Nations prepared to evacuate its East Tim

    the Editors

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  • Books and the Arts

    Behind the Blue Helmets

    The new US envoy to the United Nations, Richard Holbrooke, has personal experience of how frustrating it can be to negotiate, even when speaking in the name of that mega-cliché, "the world

    Ian Williams

  • Candid in Camera

    It all began in the heat of the summer of 1940. Hitler was at his peak in Europe. France had been defeated.

    Gore Vidal

  • War of the Worlds

    When a boy comes of age in a movie made by Francophones, he's generally obliged to visit a brothel.

    Stuart Klawans

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