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November 30, 2000

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

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From Our Correspondent: Making Enemies
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NOVEMBER 26, 1999 VOL. 25 NO. 47

cover C O V E R  S T O R Y
Now Comes the Hard Part
The long WTO negotiations were just a start -- and they look easy compared to what comes next

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Is soya the next "wonderfood"?
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The Krung Thai mess spreads farther

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