Time Magazine Contents Page: Aug. 13, 1990

Vol. 136, No. 7 AUGUST 13, 1990


WORLD: Armed and audacious, Saddam Hussein takes Kuwait -- and no one knows how to stop him

Saddam's move is an unexpected test of whether nations will pay the necessary price to assure peace and stability in the post-cold war world. -- Tough international action is needed to make sanctions against Iraq stick. -- Oil shock? Is another one forthcoming? -- Iraq's dictator seems capable of doing anything to get his way.


NATION: Washington's fear of making hard choices wrecks the budget summit

After 11 weeks of meetings between the President and Congress, the essential ingredients of a deficit-cutting...

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