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  • September 7, 2000

    Russia’s Environmental Crisis

    NPR's Living On Earth program broadcast a radio version of this story over the weekend of September 1-3, 2000. Research support provided by the Investigative Fund of the Nation Institute.

    Mark Hertsgaard

  • September 7, 2000

    Iraq: What the Butler Saw

    At the beginning of September, Hans Blix, head of UNMOVIC, the latest UN commission for verifying Iraqi disarmament, poised to report his new team's readiness to go into Iraq.

    Ian Williams

  • August 24, 2000

    In Re Lori Berenson

    In the nearly five years since Lori Berenson's arrest in a Peruvian police roundup, the politics and emotions swirling around her case have only intensified.

    the Editors

  • August 24, 2000

    The Lori Berenson Papers

    Research support: the Investigative Fund of the Nation Institute. Additional reporting: Edmundo Cruz.

    Jonathan Levi and Liz Mineo

  • August 24, 2000

    Countdown in Managua

    A river of people, 19,000 workers, packed ten or twelve across, pours slowly through a bazaar of hawkers toward the gates of the Las Mercedes Free Trade Zone, about a mile from Managua's airpor

    Robert J.S. Ross and Charles Kernaghan

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  • July 31, 2000

    Pity Bush, Gamely Shedding Treaties Like Dandruff

    It is time to rally around our President and forego the constant drumbeat of criticism that has been his lot on the world stage ever since he discovered that foreign policy involves issues beyond

    Robert Scheer

  • July 13, 2000

    Putin’s Choice

    Vladimir Putin has been Russia's President for seven months, but there is no agreement in Moscow as to who he is or what kind of leader he will be.

    Katrina vanden Heuvel

  • July 13, 2000

    Pulling Back the Veil on Condor

    For three years, from 1975 through 1977, the countries in what is known as the Southern Cone of South America underwent a human rights crime wave unprecedented before or since in the region.

    John Dinges

  • June 29, 2000

    George Smiley, Move Over

    "This is a story about a spy," writes Millicent Dillon in Harry Gold: A Novel.

    Elsa Dixler

  • June 27, 2000

    Want to Know a Secret?–There Are No Secrets

    These days, the once highly revered nuclear weapons lab at Los Alamos is the butt of jokes and investigations over the latest revelation--that top-secret files supposedly locked in the most sec

    Robert Scheer

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