January/February 2006

March/April 2007

From Freedom Fries to Funerals


How a conservative congressman learned to hate the war



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DEPARTMENTS

OUTFRONT

Ego Inflation; Last hurrah from Omaha; the "heck of a job" badge for political euphemism; what your congressman found under the tree; a prayer for Asra Nomani; wildlife conservation in the crosshairs; Republicans who hate Ann Coulter; backscratch fever and beware the 120-pound terrorist

EXHIBIT

Limited Ambitions


No female bylines and other reflections on the glass ceiling

SIGNS ALONG THE ROAD

Conduct Unbecoming


Our rules of war are intentionally unclear. No wonder our soldiers stray into atrocity.

WITNESS

Hostile Refuge


Millions fleeing the brutal pogroms of Zimbabwe find their cries for help falling on deaf South African ears.

MEDIA JONES

Chris Bachelder on why nobody reads The Jungle; Nellie McKay sings of evil landlords and innocent animals; plus more book and music reviews

RE:ACTION

Resources for getting involved


P.S.

Newsflash

FEATURES

The McCain (et al.) Mutiny


A president who rules by fear finds himself beset by betrayal.


The Three Conversions of Walter B. Jones


The congressman who coined the term "freedom fries" now demands an exit strategy from Iraq.


Among the Allies


Students, soldiers, sinners, spies: a journey through the terror of Pakistan