The Week September 4-10


More Drumbeats

Preparing to make good on Secretary of State Warren Christopher's threat that the Haitian military government's "days are definitely numbered," the Pentagon said a fleet of giant cargo ships and an aircraft carrier crammed with helicopters would soon be bound for the waters off the Haitian coast. The Defense Department also announced that the total U.S. troop participation in an invasion of Haiti would be around 20,000 -- higher than previous estimates.

U.S.-Cuba: Hopeful Signs?

$ The U.S. and Cuba reached an agreement that would halt the Cuban exodus, permit at least 20,000 Cubans to enter the U.S....

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!