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  • January 3, 2002

    Egyptian Justice, US-Style

    Once roundly condemned for his use of using military courts for civilian crimes, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is now in good company now that the US and the UK have adopted similar measures.

    Steve Negus

  • December 20, 2001

    Letter From Ground Zero: December 20, 2001

    As the Taliban retreat in Afghanistan, the Bush administration has ample opportunity to expand its far-reaching ‘war on terror.’

    Jonathan Schell

  • December 20, 2001

    Press Watch

    For three months now, I've been closely following the coverage of September 11 and its aftermath; how well have the media done?

    Michael Massing

  • December 20, 2001

    Trafficking in Verse

    Immigrants and traffickers are the subjects of a certain style of Mexican music.

    Ilan Stavans

  • December 20, 2001

    Mission Unilateralism

    The Bush administration's abandonment of the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty was a win for Rumsfeld's Defense Department—but it could be an obstacle for the State Department.

     

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  • December 18, 2001

    Secularism Unlocks the Door to Stability

    In rebuilding Afghanistan, lessons should be learned from Turkey and Egypt when it comes to the separation of church and state.

    Robert Scheer

  • December 13, 2001

    The UN: Bush’s Newest Ally?

    It's proven useful of late in Afghanistan, but Annan shouldn't expect miracles.

    John G. Ruggie

  • December 13, 2001

    Cuban Embargo-Buster?

    Food companies ship supplies to Cuba in the aftermath of Hurricane Michelle, in what could be the beginning of the end for the tediously long US embargo of the island country.

    Peter Kornbluh

  • December 13, 2001

    Press Watch

    Seymore Hersh has had a string of scoops since September 11, laying bare the covert community's skulduggery. Now, though, it seems he's toeing the government's line in regard to Iran.

    Michael Massing

  • December 13, 2001

    A New Giant Sucking Sound

    China is taking away Mexico's jobs, as globalization enters a fateful new stage.

    William Greider