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  • January 2, 1998

    Death of a Collaborator

    Early on the morning of June 8, a messenger arrived at an apartment in one of the poshest districts of Paris bearing documents to be signed by a former high-level government official and prominen

    Daniel Singer

  • January 2, 1998

    America and the Simpson Trial

    This article originally appeared in the March 13, 1995 issue.

    Patricia J. Williams

  • January 2, 1998

    GATT & the Shape of Our Dreams

    Maastricht, NAFTA, GATT....

    Daniel Singer

  • January 2, 1998

    Algeria Slides Into Civil War

    Voici le temps des assassins, the bilingual Algerians could exclaim, echoing Rimbaud, when nearly a year ago, their intellectuals began to be slaughtered by Islamic fundamentalists.

    Daniel Singer

  • January 2, 1998

    Coup in Algeria

    CORRECTION: 28 percent of registered voters chose the Islamic Salvation Front. (3/2/92).

    Daniel Singer

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  • January 2, 1998

    Islam Through Western Eyes

    This essay, by the late Edward Said, from the April 26, 1980, issue of The Nation, is a special selection from The Nation Digital Archive. If you want to read everything The Nation has ever published on the Middle East, click here for information on how to acquire individual access to the Archive--an electronic database of every Nation article since 1865.

    Edward W. Said

  • January 2, 1998

    Silent Reproach

    Some events carry an exceptional symbolic charge.

    Daniel Singer

  • January 2, 1998

    Western Front

    Fundamentalism is spreading westward; now it has invaded the Maghreb. The results of Algeria's June 12 local elections, in which the Islamic Salvation Front (F.J.S.) won more than half of the

    Daniel Singer

  • January 2, 1998

    Papal Polonaise

    The post-Stalinist regimes of Eastern Europe collapsed in part because of the glaring contrast between theory and practice, promise and fulfillment.

    Daniel Singer

  • January 2, 1998

    The Strange Case of Baby M

    I think I understand Judge Harvey Sorkow's ruling in the Baby M case.

    Katha Pollitt
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