Time Magazine Contents Page: Dec.10, 1990

Vol. 136, No. 25 DECEMBER 10, 1990


NATION: Iraq gets an ultimatum -- leave Kuwait in six weeks or face the threat of war

Armed with a U.N. resolution authorizing the use of force, Bush offers to "go the extra mile for peace" by starting a dialogue with Baghdad. Oddly, Washington's nightmare is that Saddam will divide the alliance by giving up part of Kuwait. -- An offensive to liberate Kuwait would pit lasers against razor wire in a short, intense and incredibly bloody battle.


WORLD: In his bid for Poland's presidency, Lech Walesa faces a mysterious and surprisingly popular opponent

Who is Stanislaw Tyminski, and...

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