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Cover Story

Reload & Reset

by Bob Jones

Cover Story | "America Attacked" gives way to "America Strikes Back," as all-news channels find a new Ground Zero in the heart of Afghanistan

In this issue: "Bush: 'We will not fail'," Oct. 20, 2001

Features

Paired with Blair

By Mindy Belz

International | In the new war on terrorism, President Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair reprise old roles

Ground control

By Chris Stamper

National | Plane-landings without pilots, radio without AM or FM stations, and Windows without crashes on the horizon?

Ripple effects

By Lynn Vincent

National | The 9/11 attacks spur private-sector biotech research and inspire would-be firemen, but they fail to change Americans' taste in automobiles

Dispatches

Quotables

I think it's great for Michael. For myself, when I think about doing it, my toes hurt. Former NBA star Clyde Drexler, 39, on Michael Jordan's comeback. We're…

QuickTakes

By The Editors

TARGET TAIWAN? With Americans focused on the Mideast, wouldn't this be a great time for China to invade Taiwan? "Nothing is unthinkable," remarks columnist…

Flash Traffic

By Joel C. Rosenberg

Political buzz from Washington

The Buzz

By The Editors

POLITICAL ADVISERS ASLEEP AT THE SWITCH? FIRST LADY LENDS HER PRESTIGE TO A DUBIOUS EFFORT Healing touch or harmful propaganda? Since the Sept. 11 attacks,

Reviews

Video Rentals

By The Editors

Culture | 1 Along Came A Spider $7.59 million 1 week in release $7.62 million to date CAST / DIRECTOR / STUDIO Morgan Freeman, Monica Potter / Lee Tamahori (The Edge) /

Suddenly 'small potatoes'

By Andrew Coffin

Culture | The terrorist attacks prompt Hollywood to question its relevance

Syncretism and secularism

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | Nihilism has become irrelevant, but what will come next?

Voices

Not so fast

By Joel Belz

One more cost to count in the daily newspaper business

True perspectives

By Andrée Seu

There are many, and Christians should provide them

Mailbag

Mercy and justice I was in agony waiting for your coverage of the attacks on the World Trade Center. The mainstream media were providing lots of facts and…

A greater jihad

By Marvin Olasky

Twenty years ago, Chariots of Fire awed America

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