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Vol. 135, No. 6 FEBRUARY 5, 1990


WORLD: Waiting for Nelson Mandela's anticipated release, South Africa stands at a political crossroads

In search of a just and peaceful future, millions of blacks and whites look to Mandela and President F.W. de Klerk to negotiate on power sharing. The education of De Klerk. -- What role did sanctions play? -- Mikhail Gorbachev faces another Afghanistan in Azerbaijan, and a Soviet general offers an eyewitness account of the bloodshed.


NATION: Bush's narrow victory on his China policy foreshadows a rough year with Capitol Hill

Frustrated by the President's easygoing popularity, congressional Democrats are abandoning last year's spirit of...

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