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March 28, 2005 Issue

Karen Houppert looks at the new face of protest, Roberta Brandes Gratz and Stephen Goldsmith reflect on The Gates and Annia Ciezadlo writes…

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From the Publisher

Masthead watchers will note that with this issue I have dropped the editorial director half of my title. This change is recognition of a happy reality.

Darfur and Development

The recent United Nations Commission of Inquiry's report on Darfur may be right or wrong in claiming that the atrocities committed in the region do not amount to genocide.

Cedar or Sapling?

Ever since a massive bomb killed former prime minister Rafik Hariri on February 14, downtown Beirut has evolved into a solemn carnival, halfway between a wake and a rave.

Democracy’s Dilemmas

In what is being called the "cedar revolution," demonstrators in Beirut brought down the pro-Syrian government at the end of February and forced Damascus to announce the wit...


Grim Fairy Tales

It seemed too bizarre to be anything but apocryphal, but, hey, I heard it on NPR: William Poole, a high school junior from Kentucky, was taken into custody and charged with th...



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