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Europe and the United States have begun to follow diverging scripts on the war.

Cable news peddles a soft-shoe rendition of what matters on the global stage, with certain exceptions.

Allison Xantha Miller reviews The Rise and Fall of Synanon: A California Utopia, by Rod Janzen, and Shoes Outside the Door: Desire, Devotion and Excess at San Francisco Zen Center, by Michael Downing.

Paul Reitter reviews Essays on Hitler's Europe, by István Deák.

With the Taliban engaged in Afghanistan, where will the US now train its sights?

As envisioned by the Administration, it's unilateralism with a multilateral face.

Eric Weinberger reviews The Healing Wound: Experiences amd Reflections on Germany, 1938–2001, by Gitta Sereny.

What plagued the O.J. Simpson trial—corruption, malfeasance and a breakdown of the rule of law—is exactly what the 'war on terror' is achieving in its blind quest to hold Bin Laden to account.

Cowed Democrats fail to confront Ashcroft's civil liberties violations.

America's enemies are not uniquely 'evil,' and it's naive to think of them as such.

The AFL-CIO is fighting two wars: standing with President Bush in the war on terror, and against him in his war against workers.

Chelsea Clinton bristles at the antiwar movement while she attends Oxford.

Allied 'surgical strikes' in Kosovo in 1999 created environmental hotspots yet to cleaned up; the same might happen in Afghanistan.

In Gore Vidal's novel of post-World War I Washington, Hollywood, the
toughest ticket in town is a pass to the Senate debate on the League of
Nations treaty.

The Price Anderson Act has discouraged the development of safer, less costly sources of energy than nuclear power. Join your voice to those calling for Congress to not renew its status by signing this online petition.

Research support provided by the Investigative Fund of the Nation Institute.

Transgender activists may force us to rethink basic assumptions about sex.

Three million American soldiers--men for the most part--participated in the US invasion of Vietnam over the decade-long duration of that war for us--roughly 1964 to 1973.

We are all multilateralists now, or so President George W. Bush would have us believe.