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Russell Crowe in Command
November 24, 2003 Issue
 

ASIA
 Indonesia: Antiterror academy
 Thailand: Poisoned canals
 China: N. Korean brides


BUSINESS
 China: Boom or bust?
 Fast Food: Taco Bell in China?


ARTS
 Books: Life abroad


NOTEBOOK
 Diplomacy: Sorry, Mr. Rumsfeld
 China: Serial killers
 Vietnam: Old guard speaks out
 Milestones
 Verbatim
 Letters


GLOBAL ADVISOR
 In-flight vino, to go
 Hong Kong's hot tables
 Is there a doctor in the lounge?


CNN.com: Top Headlines
"U.S. forces ... will change from occupiers to a force that is here at the invitation of the Iraqi government."
Ahmad Chalabi,
member of the Governing Council in Iraq, hailing the Bush Administration's decision to re-establish Iraqi self-rule as early as next June

"Try not to believe that myself or President Bush are sort of badly motivated people who want to do the worst."
Tony Blair,
British Prime Minister, urging Britons to behave this week during the U.S. President's visit to London, which is expected to prompt large protests

"Islam...

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