NATION: Will Desert Shield become Desert Sword? A belligerent President waffles toward war
Each day brings more troops, more firepower and more threats to the gulf. Congress wants reassurance that Bush won't act unilaterally, but he is keeping his options open. A look at the Pentagon partners who are fast becoming the Administration's key policymakers.
WORLD: The U.S.S.R. slips closer to anarchic dissolution as Boris Yeltsin leads a second Russian Revolution
Republics, regions, even cities set a course for independence. -- In the republic of Moldavia, a three-way split comes close to civil war. -- Hindu extremism and caste...