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NOTE: Because of an editorial error, last week's poem was
incorrectly printed. This is a corrected version. Our apologies to
Calvin Trillin (and to Cole Porter). --The Editors
The whole sad, messy world was on Code Orange alert on the day I left
Events do rush by us in a blur, I know, but let's not abandon Secretary
of State Colin Powell's February 5 UN speech to the graveyard of history
without one last backward glance.
The revival of nuclear danger means we have already lost, whatever happens later.
A clever new wave of feminist antiwar activism manages to avoid old clichés.
Resigned to war, even government opponents say they'll fight their attackers.
Officers are raising serious questions about manpower, morale and
War for the wrong reasons will delegitimize the instrument itself.
On October 4, 2001--less than a month after that horrific day--George W.
Bush and the members of his National Security Council were nailing down
the details of the coming war in Afghanistan.
There is a smoking gun.