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OCTOBER 18, 1993 VOL. 142 NO. 16

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COVER: Living Dangerously

In responding to the chaos in the world, is America using its heart but not its head? Powerful images have a tendency to stir people to bursts of indignation that flare briefly and ineffectually.

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How the Somalia Mission Failed

The operation started out looking easy and humane. But once again U.S. troops found themselves in a hornet's nest.

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Photoessay: Red Skies over Moscow

Besieged by hard-line rebels, Russia survives its bloodiest autumn since World War II -- barely

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Russia: Yeltsin's Second Chance

Reformers now have to buckle down and govern

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The Political Interest:...

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