Editorial

Putsch in Moscow Putsch in Moscow

Capitalism is re-entering Russia dripping with blood. Whether Boris Yeltsin's successful putsch will extend his reign remains to be seen.

Jan 2, 1998 / Editorial / Daniel Singer

Back to Rwanda Back to Rwanda

The arrival of French peacekeeping troops in Rwanda was rather like arsonists returning as the fire brigade.

Jan 2, 1998 / Editorial / Daniel Singer

Achille’s Gamble Achille’s Gamble

When Achille Occhetto, the new General Secretary, closed the debate at the Eighteenth Congress of the Italian Communist Party (P.C.I.) in Rome on March 21, the delegates gave him...

Jan 2, 1998 / Editorial / Daniel Singer

Fast Forward Fast Forward

The sorcerer's apprentices could not even stage a coup.

Jan 2, 1998 / Editorial / Daniel Singer

Ciao, Baby Ciao, Baby

At the news that in Rome well over a third of the electorate voted for Gianfranco Fini, leader of the neo-Fascist M.S.I.

Jan 2, 1998 / Editorial / Daniel Singer

West and East West and East

In Maastricht twelve members of the European Community reached another stage on the road toward some form of union, notably with the pledge to introduce a common currency, the ec...

Jan 2, 1998 / Editorial / Daniel Singer

Dawn in Poland Dawn in Poland

Dual power, Lenin wrote, cannot last long. But just how long?

Jan 2, 1998 / Editorial / Daniel Singer

Rouge et Noir Rouge et Noir

Were there half a million or a million people marching in the Parisian drizzle on January 16? No one can say.

Jan 2, 1998 / Editorial / Daniel Singer

Mitterrand Redux Mitterrand Redux

Mitterrand can make it. He is, undoubtedly, the winner of the first round in the French presidential election.

Jan 2, 1998 / Editorial / Daniel Singer

Boris the Brief? Boris the Brief?

Forced out of office and deliberately humiliated, Mikhail Gorbachev nevertheless left the historical stage with the dignity of an actor who was aware of the crucial part he had p...

Jan 2, 1998 / Editorial / Daniel Singer

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