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March 15, 1999 Issue

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  • Editorial

    HOPE for Africa

    For more information on HOPE for Africa and Jesse Jackson Jr.'s views, see www.jessejacksonjr.org.

    Jesse Jackson Jr.

  • Flying the Iraqi Skies

    Having hit Saddam Hussein where it hurts--in the Republican Guard barracks, military intelligence headquarters and other strategic components of his regime's power base--during Operation Dese

    Dilip Hiro

  • And Now–Social Security

    Social Security's future is the first, and gargantuan, legislative issue of the post-Monica era.

    the Editors
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  • Books & the Arts

    Remember the Alamo, Part II

    On the fourth of August last year in San Antonio, the Alamo rumbled.

    Bárbara Renaud González

  • Spice Grrrl

    On a trip to Russia in 1995 I was told by the young writers I met there that when a certain famed Soviet novelist returned to his native land, he was an offensive anachronism to them.

    Eileen Myles

  • Oscar Who?

    Although the producers of the Academy Awards ceremony like to boast that a billion people watch their broadcast, I take comfort in knowing that another 5 billion do not.

    Stuart Klawans

  • Albright’s State Deportment

    Flirtatious and ferocious at the same time, Secretary of State Madeleine Albright stamps the world stage over Kosovo, threatening fire from heaven if Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic does no

    Ian Williams
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