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November 30, 2000

From Our Correspondent: Hirohito and the War
A conversation with biographer Herbert Bix

From Our Correspondent: A Rough Road Ahead
Bad news for the Philippines - and some others

From Our Correspondent: Making Enemies
Indonesia needs friends. So why is it picking fights?

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FEBRUARY 11, 2000 VOL. 26 NO. 5

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Tussle
The new anti-corruption campaign has become the arena for a political succession battle between Jiang and his foes

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The conservatives' standard bearer
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