August 13, 1990

KUWAIT AND THE GUNS OF AUGUST 2223
COVER

KUWAIT AND THE GUNS OF AUGUST

IRAQ DISPLAYS ITS AWESOME POWER
The new rules for real couples 6061
COLUMN

The new rules for real couples

Most marriages do not founder on the panting shores of sexual performance. That is kid stuff, for newlyweds
THE MAN TO BEAT 1011
CANADA

THE MAN TO BEAT

A SOVEREIGNTIST CANDIDATE LEADS THE FIELD IN A CRITICAL FEDERAL BYELECTION IN QUEBEC
McLaughlin’s mission 1213
CANADA

McLaughlin’s mission

The NDP leader gets mixed reviews
Striving for the gold 1415
CANADA

Striving for the gold

Toronto bids for the 1996 Summer Olympics
BARGAIN TIME IN THE JUNKYARD 3637
BUSINESS

BARGAIN TIME IN THE JUNKYARD

JUNK BONDS MAY BE MAKING A COMEBACK— DESPITE THE COLLAPSE OF THE CAMPEAU EMPIRE
TYRANT OF THE GULF 2021
WORLD/COVER

TYRANT OF THE GULF

WITH HIS CONQUEST OF KUWAIT, IRAQI LEADER SADDAM HUSSEIN BECAME THE REGION’S MOST POWERFUL DESPOT
A new, confident spirit of independence 4243
BUSINESS WATCH

A new, confident spirit of independence

In Quebec, the death of Meech Lake has produced a sense of cohesion and determination that is electrifying to behold
THE HIGH PRICE OF CONQUEST 2627
COVER

THE HIGH PRICE OF CONQUEST

THE WEST BRACES FOR THE FALLOUT
Mysterious circles 4647
SCIENCE

Mysterious circles

Flattened crops baffle British scientists
Barricades of hate 1819
CANADA

Barricades of hate

Tensions mount over the Mohawk blockades
A coup that went awry 2829
WORLD

A coup that went awry

Rebels give up after a five-day standoff
Racism or justice? 3030a
WORLD

Racism or justice?

The sting in the trial of Marion Barry
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