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Can President Lula redeem democracy in Latin America?
The new emphasis on WMD has not been accompanied by any serious public discussion of the differences among such weapons.
Owen R. Cote, Jr.
Almost unanimously, Democrats and liberals are pointing the finger at third-party candidate, Ralph Nader.
American Jews have a responsibility to criticize Israel for its unjust occupation of Palestine.
As Arafat declines and Israel's grip tightens, the Middle East sinks into hopelessness.
America's "new war" reflects an epochal change in the nature of collective violence.
Can we reduce serious crime by punishing petty offenses?
Bernard E. Harcourt
Reporting from the border zones.
New-economy drivel leaves a San Francisco neighborhood high and dry.
How we can ensure economic security for all Americans.
J. Larry Brown, Larry W. Beeferman
On reading and misreading the Qur'an.
Khaled Abou El Fadl
Palestine should be transformed into a secular state—a constitutional-liberal state, with Arabs and Jews as its national citizens.
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Andrew L. Croxford
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Jonathan M. Metzl
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