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Apologies for Apologies Towards Iran and by the Vatican — March 24, 2000
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This article describes psychological difficulties in making apologies for past misbehavior in the political world.

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Killing Terrorists: A Policy Dilemma — March 24, 2000
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This article explores difficulties in defending a policy for sentencing terrorists with capital punishment.

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The Price of Democracy: Pakistan, India, and the United States — March 24, 2000
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This article explores some likely consequences of a United States (US) foreign policy that emphasizes the spreading of democracies throughout the world.

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IBPP Research Associates: Egypt — March 24, 2000
Omayma Abdel-Latifin and Samia Nkrumah

This article was written by Omayma Abdel-Latifin in Cairo and Samia Nkrumah in Rome, and it was published in the March 16-22, 2000 issue of Al-Ahram Weekly. It discusses Pope John Paul II's apology for historical mistreatment of non-Catholics by Catholics. The Pope failed to mention Arabs or Muslims in the apology, and many considered that a missed opportunity.

The article is not available for download due to copyright restrictions. Please contact Al-Ahram Weekly (weekly-web@ahram.org.eg) for details.

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Trends. The Naked and the Dead: Kosovar Statistics — March 24, 2000
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This article discusses Norman Mailer's commentary on an assertion by United States Senator Robert C. Byrd - that a 78-day air assault by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization halted Serbian attacks on Kosovar Albanians.

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Trends. When Air Rage is All the Rage: An Airing Out — March 24, 2000
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This article discusses air rage, and its prevalence.