Vivienne Walt

Vivienne Walt lives in Paris and writes for Time magazine.

Dispatches
Oct. 27 2006 11:43 AMBurn, Bébé, BurnOne year after the riots, the French banlieues are still busted.
International Papers
May 31 2005 12:00 PMAprès NonFrench papers bemoan the EU vote, and newsstand vendors go on strike.
Dispatches
Dec. 16 2004 11:46 AMMeeting MuammarIs Libya's leader "finished"?
Foreigners
Sept. 30 2005 12:54 PMImpervious IranWhy America is powerless to stop Tehran's nuclear ambitions.
Dispatches
April 28 2005 7:19 AMSaigon, 30 Years LaterFrom war tourism to war victims.

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