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February 28, 2005 | The Nation

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February 28, 2005

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Jonathan Schell considers the Iraqi election
Naomi Klein looks at the platform of its likely victors and Reza Aslan considers Kenneth Pollack's new book.

Letters

UKRAINE'S POLL: 'THE REAL STORY'

New York City

Editorials

Introspection is not the purpose of this occasional column, but a moment of it seems appropriate in the wake of the election recently held in Iraq.

Conservatives' persistent complaints about the United Nations' alleged lack of transparency are belied by the Interim Report of Paul Volcker's Independent Inquiry Committee into the Oil for Food

Given the planetary reach (or do I mean grasp?) of George W.

In the time since the historic election in Iraq, several liberal Democrats in Congress have been trying to kick-start a national debate--or at least a Congressional debate--on withdrawing US troo

America's budget is more than a blizzard of incomprehensible numbers. Our values are reflected in its priorities: It is a statement of what kind of nation we are and what we hope to be.

Columns

Column Left

Would George W. Bush have been re-elected President if the public
understood how much responsibility his Administration bears for allowing
the 9/11 attacks to succeed?

"The Iraqi people gave America the biggest 'thank you' in the best way we could have hoped for." Reading this election analysis from Betsy Hart, a columnist for the Scripps Howard News Service, I

The United States government is currently run by a group of people for whom verifiable truth holds no particular privilege over ideologically inspired nonsense.

A few weeks ago, if you recall, Britain's Prince Harry was having himself a high old time at a Colonials and Natives party to which he came costumed as a Nazi officer.

Though Mike must do what he thinks right,
A lot of us think it's a pity,
Since we were hoping SpongeBob might
Decide to marry in the city.

Articles

Her votes thrilled supporters and put some backbone into Senate Democrats.

Why public pension funds might be the real progressive power.

Books & the Arts

Book

The Jack Johnson story is about many things, but none more emphatically than the meaning of manhood to the Anglo-Saxon imagination at the turn of the century.

Book

Toward the end of the undervalued 1979 movie adaptation of former pro football receiver Peter Gent's undervalued 1973 novel, North Dallas Forty, a beat, bent lineman, played by the late Jo

Book

A threatening storm gathers in the Middle East.

Book

André Malraux incarnated a certain ideal of "the French intellectual." A writer of international renown, he distinguished himself as a man of action before going on to become an eye-catchi