Thursday, October 30, 1997

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  • China and the World Trade Organization

    One of the most crucial motivations behind Chinese President Jiang Zemin’strip to the United States has been to win Washington’s approval to join theWorld Trade Organization or WTO. Beijing is arguing that it needs more timeto reduce tariffs and open its markets to foreign companies. We look atthe WTO and why it is so important in the world today?

  • France and Algeria

    In the wake of several recent massacres, where entire villages have beenwiped out by oneor the other of the combating forces, Amnesty International and other humanrights groups this week condemned what they called the wall of silence onthe war’s atrocities.