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With its daily dominance of the headlines and a stellar cast from the
worlds of government, secret intelligence and the media, the Hutton
inquiry, playing here until the end of the month, is ea
Three years ago the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) lost its
seventy-one-year grip on Mexico's presidency.
Top intelligence experts now believe beret-fancying Iraqi dictator
Saddam Hussein died of complications from swallowing his mustache during
a US missile attack on his Baghdad bunker in March, b
Like Kaa the python in Disney's Jungle Book, Tony Blair has
staked his career on a single hypnotic refrain.
A Joyous Song of Deliverance for Spring
In the current national climate, the notion that Washington might learn
from the experience of former Soviet leaders Nikita Khrushchev or
Mikhail Gorbachev would strike most as ludicrous.
George Bush is supposed to be the cowboy, Tony Blair the sidekick--or,
in some versions, the presidential poodle.
Brazil's revolution of the possible.
The day after the World Social Forum dialogues, I visited an encampment of landless people squatting in garbage-wrap tents alongside the road an hour from Porto Alegre.
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