AUGUST 2003
   
  VOL. 50, No. 8

Cover Story

CONGO'S NIGHTMARE: CAN THE KILLING BE STOPPED?
  In Hell’s Waiting Room, Thilo Thielke, Der Spiegel, Hamburg
Ituri: A Crossroads of Cultures, Brent Gregston, WPR correspondent, Paris
“Where Are the French?” James Astill, The Observer, London
A Scary Pair, J. Diana G., L’Avenir, Kinshasa
Congo’s Unwelcome “Visitors,” J.B. Kabagambe, The Monitor, Kampala
Children’s Message of Peace, Le Phare, Kinshasa
Can the Rebels Be Trusted? Steven Kyomo, Mtanzania, Dar es Salaam
Africa’s New Policeman? Thierry Oberle, Le Figaro, Paris
Features
  THE COSTS OF TERROR
The Terrorists Strike Back
, Paul Harris and Martin Bright, Hamid Yousef,
Ali Bouzerda, Nick Pelham, The Observer, London
A Terrible Toll, Shahid Javed Burki, Dawn, Karachi
Between Change and Fear of Results, Said al-Shihabi, Al-Quds al-Arabi, London
Sleepless Nights in Kenya, William Karanja, WPR correspondent, Nairobi
The Danger of Fear, Harald Stanghelle, Aftenposten, Oslo

THE ROAD MAP: COLLISION COURSE
No Hope for Crazies and Extremists, Yoel Marcus, Ha’aretz, Tel Aviv
Abu Mazen’s Ultimate Test, Hatzofeh, Tel Aviv
Whistling in the Dark, Ofer Shelach, Yediot Aharonot, Tel Aviv
Polite Rambling in Aqaba, Adli Sadiq, Al-Hayat al-Jadedah, Jerusalem
Abu Mazen: Mission Impossible, Al-Quds al-Arabi, London
A Syrian-Lebanese Road Map? Ruzana Bu Mansaf, An-Nahar, Beirut

Departments

  VIEWPOINTS
G-8 Leaders' Summit
The Impact of SARS

NATIONS

Chávez Benefits from the Opposition’s Mistakes
Tal Cual, Caracas
Nepal’s Endless Political Turmoil
WPR correspondent, Kathmandu
Saying Goodbye to Reconciliation?
The Irrawaddy, Bangkok

STATE OF THE DEBATE

Indonesia: Anguish in Aceh
Mexico: Mixed Reviews for First Couple
Peru: Toledo: Down to His Last Card?
France: Rien Ne Va Plus
Russia: Capital Event

PEOPLE
Vilem Precan: Eyes Wide Open
Leah Purcell: Telling Aboriginal Stories

ARTS

A Battle Won Frontline, Chennai
The Virtuous Girl of the Mountains Becomes a Prostitute
Shekulli, Tirana
COVER: Members of the Hema ethnic group fleeing attacks by Lendu fighters take shelter at a Roman Catholic mission in Drodro, northeastern Congo, April 10, 2003 (AP Wide World Photos/Sayyid Azim) Cover design: Laura Custus.
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SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
An Erie Decline Maclean’s, Toronto

COMMENTARY

If France Is a Loser, What of Africa?
The East African, Nairobi
Latin America’s Left Turn
Semana, Bogotá


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