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Magazine contents page MAY 30, 1988 Vol. 131 No. 22


COVER: Frustration with the war on drugs kicks off a bitter debate about legalization

Advocates say it would cut down on street crime, a greater menace than the drugs themselves. But opponents charge that legalization would cause a vast increase in addiction, and they appear to have the better case. -- Congress wants the military to intercept drugs, despite the Pentagon' s objections. -- Meanwhile, the feds seize flotillas of yachts for specks of narcotics. See NATION.


WORLD: As his army leaves Afghanistan, Gorbachev is set to welcome Reagan

The Soviet leader is ending his nation' s unpopular foreign...

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