A S I A
JAPAN: Why Is This Man Smiling?
Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi is happy just to have lasted this long, but his staying power is no accident
Mr. No: Shintaro Ishihara shakes up the establishment
Interview: The PM says he's turning things around
Slings and Arrows: Japan's once-maligned military may be headed for a revival
PAKISTAN: Bad News
Things look bleak for Benazir Bhutto, convicted of corruption
INDONESIA: Toward Civil War?
The conflict in East Timor grows in intensity and brutality, as Jakarta tries desperately to put out the flames
E N D P A G E S
LETTER FROM THE EDITOR
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