COVER: Noriega brazenly steals an election, mugging its winners and provoking a quick U.S. reaction
In a brutish exercise of revenge, the Panamanian leader tries to install his handpicked President while his goons beat the real victors. Calling Noriega "a gangster," George Bush sends in more troops and debates his next step. -- With the canal's importance to the U.S. diminishing, Washington finds itself in a battle as much to save its prestige as to restore stability to Panama.
NATION: Exclusive pictures follow Bush through a day sending troops to Panama and hearing news from Moscow
Gorbachev does it...