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October 14, 2002 Issue

Russ Baker investigates intelligence watchdogs, Ahmed Rashid warns of the resurgence of extremism in Afghanistan and Katha Pollitt challenge…

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Concerning Hitchens

We note with keen regret that this week marks the final appearance of Christopher Hitchens's column, "Minority Report." We have been publishing Christopher for more than twe...

Nation Notes

Congratulations to Arthur Danto, whose life work will be the subject of a special conference, "Art, Action, History," open to the public, to be held October 3-5 at Columbia ...

A Greener Germany

In the future, German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder and his Social Democrats will have reason to treat their junior coalition partner, the Greens, with more respect.

Warring Democrats

Before nonpresident Al Gore recently weighed in against President Bush's rush to war in Iraq (for posing "the potential to seriously damage our ability to win the war agains...




Books & the Arts

In Cold Type

In this season's Granta, Fintan O'Toole, an Irish writer, speculates that the enduring appeal of the British monarch is that she makes the British crowd feel good about itse...

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