NOVEMBER 2003
   
  VOL. 50, No. 11

Cover Story

FRANCE FEELS THE HEAT
  A Heat Wave Turned Disastrous, John Lichfield, The Independent, London
Victims of Indifference, Jacques Attali, L’Express, Paris
Two Days of Horror, Reali Júnior, O Estado de São Paulo, São Paulo
Jarring Lessons of a Tragedy, Jean de Kervasdoué, Le Monde, Paris
The Elderly: Our “South,” Dominique Moisi, Les Echos, Paris
France Buries its Forgotten Dead, Amelia Gentleman, The Guardian, London
Features
  A TALKING CURE FOR NORTH KOREA?
Pyongyang as a Modern Sphinx
, Andrei Kirillov, Moskovskie Novosti, Moscow
China’s Diplomatic Wisdom Hailed, Yang Guoqiang and Yu Zheng,
Xinhua News Agency, Beijing
Seoul’s Major Role in 6-Way Talks, Lee Hong-koo, Joong Ang Ilbo, Seoul
DPRK’s Principled Stand, Korean Central News Agency, Tokyo
Resolving the Abduction Issue, Takayasu Atsuhsi and Sudou Takashi,
Mainichi Shimbun, Tokyo
UGANDA: UNHOLY CHILDREN'S CRUSADE
My Country’s Anguish
, WPR special correspondent, Uganda
Mobilizing Against the Rebels, Patrick Elobu Angonu, The Monitor, Kampala
Foreign Envoys Speak Out on Kony, The New Vision, Kampala

Departments

  VIEWPOINTS
A Multinational Force for Iraq
NATIONS

Soccer Brings Hope to a Divided Country
, Respekt, Prague
Ruble Zone Two? Den, Kiev
Raising the Stakes in Central Asia, The Observer, London

STATE OF THE DEBATE

Iraq: Death of an Ayatollah
Israel: Casting Light on a Dark Episode
Peru: Truth, but No Reconciliation
Chile: Remembering Sept. 11, 1973
Rwanda: A Misstep Toward Healing?
Nigeria: An Unwelcome Visitor
India: Sacred Space, Profane Acts
Russia: Mogul Horde
Britain: Soul Searching

PEOPLE
Aparna Sen: Silver Screen Storyteller
Jaime Larrinaga: God or Country

ARTS

A Reflection of Social Disintegration in Colombia, La Jornada, Mexico City
COVER: British Prime Minister Tony Blair listens to President Bush during a joint press conference in the White House, Washington, July 17, 2003. (Photo: Reuters/Kevin Lamarque) Cover design: Laura Custus.
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Nepali Times, Kathmandu

BOOKS
The Bookseller of Kabul

The Sunday Tribune, Dublin
Sept. 11, the Novel: Possible or Not? Le Nouvel Observateur, Paris

SOCIETY
Break a Leg! Die Welt, Berlin
Is There a God?
Kol Ha’Zman, Jerusalem

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
How the Sari Guards Against Cholera
Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Zurich

COMMENTARY

The Iraqi People Hate the United Nations, Folha de São Paulo, São Paulo
Attack of Insanity
Correio Braziliense, Brasília
Can Libya Buy Rehabilitation?
Corriere della Sera, Milan


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