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April 28, 2003 Issue


  • Editorials

    In Fact

    PRAY FOR THE PRESIDENT

    The Nation

  • The Reckoning in Iraq

    Emerging from their meeting in Belfast the day before US forces announced Baghdad had fallen, George W.

    the Editors

  • Sacrifice Is for Suckers

    In his address to the nation on the eve of the invasion of Iraq, George W.

    Robert L. Borosage

  • Unfit to Be King

    He might have the toughest detail this war has to offer.

    Geoffrey Gray

  • Kommissar Kristol

    William Kristol's April 7 editorial in The Weekly Standard denouncing critics of the war on Iraq as "anti-American" is startlingly reminiscent of the menacing directives issued for decad

    Katrina vanden Heuvel

  • The Firing of Peter Arnett

    On March 19, shortly after Saddam Hussein defied President Bush's deadline to go into exile, Tom Brokaw of NBC broke into Law & Order, airing on the East Coast, to announce the start

    Tom Goldstein

  • A Pox on America

    In December, when hospitals in Atlanta and Richmond announced that they were opting out of the federal smallpox vaccination plan, opinion leaders reacted as if the physicians had enlisted with

    Madeline Drexler

  • The War Democrats

    The Democratic Leadership Council, the lost-inside-the-Beltway group that last fall championed the disastrous Democratic strategy of cozying up to the Bush Administration on military issues whi

    John Nichols

  • Saving Private Lynch

    It was a drama too good to miss, made for TV, if not for Hollywood.

    Annette Fuentes

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  • Books and the Arts

    Clash of Visualizations

    Consider this hypothetical situation.

    George Scialabba

  • The New Globetrotters

    Globalization: Use this word in a sentence, especially as the cause of something bad, and you will get knowing nods all around.

    Susan J. Douglas

  • Among the Gilded Paupers

    The quest for El Dorado, the mythic city of gold, is at the heart of the tumultuous history of the Americas.

    Anderson Tepper

  • The Little Mermaid’s Fortune-Teller

    Refracted through your tide-washed hours, this prince
    drifts through algid brine, kelp-wound: his ship has foundered
    in your sky. For his sake you discover land, build

    Reginald Shepherd

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