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Nations, like individuals, sustain trauma, mourn and recover. And like
individuals they survive by making sense of what has befallen them, by
constructing a narrative of loss and redemption.
As long as firms are willing to hire them, immigrants will come.
Opposition to the war among military families is bubbling beneath the surface.
--Headline, New York Times, October 19
One reason the Bush Administration gave for going to war in Iraq was
Saddam Hussein's alleged ties to terrorists.
Iraq lies in ruin, the US military occupation is generating a sustained
guerrilla resistance, crime is rampant in Baghdad and an Iraqi civil war
along ethnic and religious lines is a real possi
In the end, George W. Bush got Congress to approve the $87 billion he
insisted on for the occupation and reconstruction of Iraq.
Even though the Joseph Wilson affair has convulsed the capital for many
weeks, much of what makes it important is still ignored.
Shortly after 9/11, the government received an extraordinary gift of
hundreds of files on Al Qaeda, crucial data on the activities of radical
Islamist cells throughout the Middle East and Europ
Bush's war has internationalized internal conflicts on the
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