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Bush: Love him or Hate him
December 1, 2003 Issue
 

ASIA
 New Komeito: Japan's wildcard
 India: Teflon government
 China: Predatory transients


ARTS
 Satoshi Kon: Animé's true grit


NOTEBOOK
 Diplomacy: Sewing discord
 Hong Kong: Unhappy hunting
 Malaysia: Not so fast
 Japan: Baby Godzilla goes west
 Milestones
 Verbatim
 Letters


GLOBAL ADVISOR
 Dubai: Garden of golden delight
 Hotels: All the President's beds
 Shopping: Asia's supermalls


CNN.com: Top Headlines
Most people know that for truly great pizza you should head for Naples—or Chicago. But Baghdad? Yes, you can occasionally escape the chaos and carnage of the Iraqi capital in one of its unexpectedly good pizza restaurants. Taking our cue from the mangled English slogan of one such joint—"The secret is in the test"—our team of six American soldiers and three Iraqi civil servants set out to find Baghdad's best pie.

First stop: Al-Sa'ah, the famous eatery in the Mansour district, next to the house U.S. forces bombed back in April in the belief that Saddam was...

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