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  • October 21, 1999

    Banning the Ban

    The Senate Republicans' shameful rejection of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty was the work of a core of hard-line conservatives led by Senator Jesse Helms.

    the Editors

  • October 21, 1999

    The Unthinkable

    When the Republican majority in the Senate voted down the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty on October 13, President Clinton called their act "partisanship at its worst." The Washington Post a

    Jonathan Schell

  • October 14, 1999

    When the People Took the Stage

    At the beginning of June 1989, I was sitting in the bar of the Hotel Europejski in Warsaw and reassuring Tadeusz Mazowiecki that his decision to stay on as editor of Solidarity's main publication r

    Daniel Singer

  • October 14, 1999

    Pakistan: No Way Out

    For the third time in Pakistan's traumatic history, the army has seized power--this time, apparently, against the advice of the United States. The country is under martial law.

    Tariq Ali

  • October 7, 1999

    The Man From ONA

    Seventy-eight-year-old Andrew Marshall runs the Office of Net Assessment from a small office on the third floor of the Pentagon.

    Ken Silverstein

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  • October 7, 1999

    Korean My Lai

    Repressed memory is the ammunition of history, returning when one least expects it to puncture the complacency of the present.

    Bruce Cumings

  • October 7, 1999

    Remains of the Day

    Every Wednesday since January 1992, an indefatigable group of halmonis (Korean for "grandmothers") in their 70s and 80s have led a rally in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul.

    Margaret Juhae Lee

  • September 30, 1999

    Their Myths and Ours

    Karen Rosenberg has taught Russian literary history in the United States and Austria.

    Karen Rosenberg

  • September 23, 1999

    Out of East Timor

    On September 19, as the UN peacekeeping force was deploying in the ashes of Dili, our correspondent Allan Nairn was deported from West Timor to Singapore.

    the Editors

  • September 16, 1999

    Laundering Yeltsin

    The Russian Foreign Minister says it's an American plot to keep Russia weak. The head of the KGB-successor agency offers that same conviction in a formal briefing to President Boris Yeltsin.

    Matt Bivens