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High Hopes for a Smooth Trip

Economic summit meetings are always part consultation and part ceremony but, all too often, mostly ceremony. Every year the venue changes, but the format is the...

Heading into the Straightaway

Western Europe is enjoying an economic recovery that, for all its modesty, promises to accelerate this year and endure well into 1987. And, thanks to falling oil...

European Community: Blueprint for the Dream

In the end there was something for everybody. Britain could claim that it was still master of its monetary and labor policies. France could point to a firm...

GATT: Put Up Or Shut Up

No wonder they call it the General Agreement to Talk and Talk. U.S. Trade Representative Mickey Kantor and his European Community counterpart, Sir Leon Brittan,...

John Major: Victor Beware

Throughout the fall, President Bush's re-election team has invoked John Major as its model of the incumbent who squeaks by in spite of a weak economy and polls...

Serbia's Land Grab in Yugoslavia

The toast was made with orange juice and the greatest reluctance. For weeks, Slobodan Milosevic, president of Yugoslavia's largest republic, Serbia, had resisted...

Testing the Waters

John Hay, Theodore Roosevelt's Secretary of State, once called the Pacific the "ocean of the future." Bill Clinton hopes the future starts this week. Just two...

Europe An Island No More Hello! Allo!

As the sea gull flies, the distance is not great: 21 miles from Cape Gris- Nez in France to the famous white chalk cliffs of Dover on the English side. Yet down...

A Greek Drama at the Polls

Elections amid uncertain growth and 20%-plus inflation Is the tenth and most recent member of the European Community about to become its first dropout? That...

Not So Fast, Helmut and Kiichi

% Nuclear proliferation and peacekeeping efforts top the official agenda for the Manhattan summit meeting next week of the five permanent members of the U.N...

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