AUGUST 2002
   
  VOL. 49, No. 8

Cover Story

LEAP OF FAITH: RUSSIA MOVES WEST, LOOKING EAST
  Moscow Heads West, Dmitri Furman, Obshchaya Gazeta, Moscow
The Fragile Recovery, Eric Chol, with Alla Chevelkina, L'Express, Paris
Toward Rapprochement, Vadim Markushin and Sergei Sumbaev, Krasnaya Zvezda, Moscow
New World Order in the Making, Sami Kohen, Milliyet, Istanbul
It's About Oil, Too, Zuzana Ocenasova, Sme, Bratislava
The Lost Art of Living, Kristian Aale, Aftenposten, Oslo
War in KashmirFamine in southern AfricaSierra Leone's post-election commentaryPalestinian reformAging in India

Features
KASHMIR: THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME
  The Sorrow of the War in Kashmir, Mark Baker, The Age, Melbourne
Playing the Nuclear Card, Raj Chengappa, Hasan Zaidi, India Today, New Delhi
The Challenge of the Jihadis, Ananda Bazar Patrika, Kolkata
No Distinctions Made, Daily Jang, Karachi
Where We Go From Here, Najam Sethi, The Friday Times, Lahore
NEW WRINKLES ON GLOBAL AGING
 

Growing Old—Staying Young, Parvathi Menon, Frontline, Chennai
A Grand Old Age, Anthony Browne and Adam Blenford, The Observer, London
Immigrants Can't Reverse the Graying
, Les Echos, Paris
Challenge of the Generations, Fred Argy, The Canberra Times, Canberra
The Clock Is Ticking in Asia, Sherman Wu, Central News Agency, Taipei


Departments

  VIEWPOINTS
U.S. Intelligence Failures, New Terror Warnings
Mixed Messages on Mideast Policy
Afghanistan's Loya Jirga Meets

NATIONS
Botswana: Land Hits the Black Market, Mail & Guardian, Johannesburg
While Sweden Awaits Its Pim Fortuyn
, Berlingske Tidende, Copenhagen
Psychological Warfare Along the Thai-Burmese Border, Nation Sudsapa, Bangkok

  State of the Debate
The Philippines: No More Excuses
Denmark: Rebuffing Immigrants
Croatia: New Math
Colombia: New-Style Politics
Mexico: Water Rift Strains U.S. Relations
Middle East: Reform Rhetoric
Southern Africa: Famine's Pall
Sierra Leone: Kabbah Sweeps Polls

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EYE ON THE UNITED STATES
The Nation's Father and Mother, Moskovskie Novosti, Moscow


ARTS

Director's Dialogue, Le Monde, Paris

BOOKS
Dirt Smart, The Age, Melbourne

Elsewhere Histories, Outlook, New Delhi

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Evolution's Lame Ducks, Sciences et Avenir, Paris

With a Tiger in the Tank, The Australian, Sydney

SOCIETY
China, Wired, Der Spiegel, Hamburg
Egypt's Confused Image of Israel, Akhbar al-Adab, Cairo

COMMENTARY
Israel: The Myth of Left-Wing Media Control, David Newman
Does Europe Really Exist? El País, Madrid

PEOPLE

Benedita Da Silva: Against All Odds
Frank Lu Siqing: Human-Rights Crusader



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