World Leaders

Two Mexicos and Fox’s Quandary Two Mexicos and Fox’s Quandary

His dream is an open northern border. But first, he must end southern poverty.

Feb 8, 2001 / Feature / Jerry W. Sanders

Waiting for Sharon Waiting for Sharon

Among Palestinians in the occupied territories, the prospect that Ariel Sharon will be Israel's next prime minister is met with a shrug of the shoulders. The indifference is not ...

Feb 1, 2001 / Editorial / Graham Usher

Russia’s Potemkin Leader Russia’s Potemkin Leader

Modern Russian history, as taught by Clinton Administration spin doctors and Op-Ed pundits, holds that Boris Yeltsin dismembered the Soviet Union and set Russia on a historic pat...

Jan 11, 2001 / Books & the Arts / Dusko Doder

The Führer Furor The Führer Furor

Chaplinesque Rapscallion New Leader of Germany's National Socialist Party       --The Onion "I have nothing to say about Hitler." With this...

Jan 5, 2001 / Books & the Arts / Paul Reitter

Iraq’s Rehabilitation Iraq’s Rehabilitation

When members of the Arab League gathered for an emergency summit in Cairo on October 21 to discuss "the grave situation in the Palestinian Territories and its impact on the peace...

Oct 26, 2000 / Editorial / Dilip Hiro

Bitter Facts in the Mideast Bitter Facts in the Mideast

The fundamentals in the Middle East have changed so drastically--unalterably--that the recent agreement at Sharm el Sheik was just a strip of gauze on a gaping wound. The complac...

Oct 19, 2000 / Editorial / The Editors

Blaming Arik Last Blaming Arik Last

Marvin Kalb, executive director of the Washington office of Harvard's Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy, diagnoses an anti-Israel tilt in the US media,...

Oct 12, 2000 / Column / Eric Alterman

On the Events in Serbia On the Events in Serbia

It took them thirteen years to ditch Old Slobodan Milosevic. Now people see a new day dawn, But notice that he's still not gone.

Oct 12, 2000 / Column / Calvin Trillin

Slobo’s Ghosts Slobo’s Ghosts

In Serbia people power has swept out another tyrant. In the aftermath the Yugoslav federation's new president, Vojislav Kostunica, the constitutional scholar of strong nationalis...

Oct 12, 2000 / Editorial / The Editors

Serbia’s Moment Serbia’s Moment

A new era has begun in Serbia, not only because Slobodan Milosevic has at last been expelled from office but because the deed was accomplished by the Serbian people acting in sol...

Oct 12, 2000 / Editorial / Laura Secor