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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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The Week of June 11, 1999

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C O V E R  S T O R Y
Leaders for the Millennium Born amidst unparalleled prosperity and tempered by adversity, a new generation of business leaders is poised to take the region to new levels of success in banking, commerce and industry
Essay Whether they inherited a traditional family business, started their own enterprises, or worked their way up the corporate ladders, these leadersknow what it takes to meet the challenges of the new era
Profiles From the universe of the region's rising entrepreneurial and managerial talents are 20 - all under 50 - who will shape the future Asian economy
E D I T O R I A L
Conflicts How India and Pakistan can cool their quarrel
Muscle Manila must look more to its own defense
T H E  N A T I O N S
China First the bombs, now the spies. Why the China-U.S. relationship will take time to repair
Politics Nationalism complicates life for Jiang Zemin
Kashmir The inside story on Muslim guerrillas and the Indian military - and what the future might hold
Myanmar Asiaweek online special: full transcript - Aung San Suu Kyi says she will not stand in the way of dialogue
Indonesia A close-up look at three opposition candidates on the campaign trail
A R T S & S C I E N C E S
Cinema China's filmmakers are beginning to show uncomfortable truths and still beat the censor
Cannes Images of a nation on the move
Books A profile of Jiang Zemin, the cautious man who marks a decade as China's top leader
Technology Hard-driving Dell closes in on China
Intelligence Hong Kong and Disney are still talking
From the Web China downloads nuclear secrets
Newsmakers Li Ka-shing is snapping up everything
Passage Bhutan lifts its ban on television
B U S I N E S S
Money and Investing Bullish on Singapore. A lot of good news is buried in those first-quarter statistics
Crisis Watch The fallout from the restructuring of Guangdong Enterprises
L E T T E R S  &  C O M M E N T
Letters & Comment Up and down in the Power 50
N E W S M A P
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Cover photo illustration by Manodh Premaratne

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