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Olympic Crackdown.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):U.S. News & World Report. 2/25/2008, Vol. 144 Issue 6, p28-30. 3p. 4 Color Photographs.

Abstract:This article focuses on the tension in China surrounding the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. The Olympics hold for the Chinese leaders a chance to showcase improvements within their country. However, pressure has been placed on human-rights activists wi...

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A safe haven, but for whom?

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):U.S. News & World Report. 11/15/99, Vol. 127 Issue 19, p22. 3p. 8 Color Photographs.

Abstract:Focuses on how war criminals have escaped prosecution at home or by international tribunals and have come to the United States to live. Lack of action by the US Immigration and Naturalization Service; Efforts of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) to preven...

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China good, Burma bad.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):U.S. News & World Report. 06/30/97, Vol. 122 Issue 25, p33. 3p. 5 Color Photographs.

Abstract:Discusses the status of the United States on human rights as of 1997. The balance in US foreign policy between human-rights concerns and other competing national interests; The inconsistency of President Bill Clinton's policies; The comparison of Amer...

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The China syndrome.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):U.S. News & World Report. 3/21/94, Vol. 116 Issue 11, p39. 3p. 3 Color Photographs, 1 Chart.

Abstract:Discusses how a tussle over trade and human rights could start a Sino-American meltdown that no one wants. Growing tensions; Clinton administration's decision whether to renew China's most-favored-nation (MFN) trading status, which puts at risk billio...

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DICTATOR AND DIPLOMAT.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):U.S. News & World Report; 9/25/2006, Vol. 141 Issue 11, p37-41, 5p, 1 Color Photograph, 2 Black and White Photographs, 1 Chart, 1 Graph, 2 Maps

Abstract:The article focuses on the relationship between the United States and President Teodoro Obiang Nguema of Equatorial Guinea. According to the United States State Department, Obiang heads a corrupt and repressive regime in his country. Despite this fact,...

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DESTINY'S CHILDREN.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):U.S. News & World Report; 4/19/2004, Vol. 136 Issue 13, p40-46, 6p, 7 Color Photographs

Abstract:Reports on the generation of South Africans who were raised after apartheid. Ten years following the end of the discriminatory governmental policy, young South Africans seek good jobs, good salaries and more; How the young have turned away from politic...

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GULAG NATION. (cover story)

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):U.S. News & World Report; 6/23/2003, Vol. 134 Issue 22, p10, 6p, 4 Black and White Photographs, 1 Map

Abstract:Discusses the political prison camps of North Korea's vast gulag. Estimated number of political prisoners at the camps; Number of North Koreans who have perished in the gulag; Five former prisoners who got out alive and were able to share their stories...

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TOWARD EQUALITY FOR ALL. (cover story)

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):U.S. News & World Report; 9/22/2003, Vol. 135 Issue 9, p70-72, 3p, 1 Color Photograph, 1 Black and White Photograph

Abstract:Looks at the causes and events leading up to the creation of the U.S. Civil Rights Act in 1964. Comments from historian Robert Loevy regarding a televised speech given to the American public by U.S. President John F. Kennedy regarding legislation desi...

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The court of foreign affairs.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):U.S. News & World Report. 6/23/2003, Vol. 134 Issue 22, p31. 2p. 1 Color Photograph.

Abstract:Discusses the lawsuits waged against U.S. corporations with regard to the violation of human rights. How Enrique Villeda Aldana was forced at gunpoint to resign from his job and position in a union for Fresh Del Monte Produce; Consideration of the sta...

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WRITING A NATION.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):U.S. News & World Report; 5/26/2003, Vol. 134 Issue 18, p40, 3p, 1 Color Photograph, 1 Black and White Photograph

Abstract:Focuses on the challenges of drafting a constitution for Iraq. Need for precision in constitution writing in the 20th-century struggle against Fascist totalitarianism; Role of the U.S., its allies in Iraq, and the U.S. administrator, diplomat Paul Brem...

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