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Cover Stories

The Middle East air war

by Bob Jones

Cover Story Sidebar | Al Jazeera may have been banned and harassed by Muslim governments throughout the Middle East, but that doesn't make it the most controversial broadcaster in…

Cover Stories

All that Al Jazeera voice for freedom?

by Bob Jones

Cover Story | As independent as it gets in the Middle East, Qatari news organization's impressive list of detractors is evidence that journalists who don't fear…

Cover Stories


by Bob Jones

Cover Story | It's not a household name yet, but when the shooting starts in Iraq, Camp Asayliyah-headquarters of the U.S. Central Command in the Middle East-will be a…

In this issue: "Portable Pentagon," March 1, 2003


Silenced in Saskatchewan

By Edward E. Plowman

International | Canada's new bill, C-250, would add homosexuals to groups protected from hate speech if approved

The abolitionist

By Anne Morse

National | Activists believe John Miller is the man to make the fighting of forced prostitution a State Department priority

Hacked off

By Chris Stamper

National | The FBI is warning Americans not to make vigilante computer attacks on Iraqi-related sites



He doesn't understand when you do that throat thing, you don't look classy. University of Memphis basketball coach John Calipari after Memphis player John…

Quick Takes

Dirty bomb Acclaim Entertainment's commitment to keep it dirty may end up cleaning out the company. Pro bike rider Dave Mirra is suing Acclaim for more than…

Top News

By The Editors

1 'al-qaeda is coming' Federal authorities followed announcements of Code Orange threat levels to Americans with arrests of suspected terrorists. FBI agents…

The one that got away

By Mindy Belz

Germans convict al-Qaeda accessory, but the U.S. still has no comment on why Iraqi terrorist leader Mullah Krekar was expelled from-not arrested in-Norway


Just misunderstanding justice

By Joel Belz

We lack the shared vocabulary even to have a debate over war with Iraq


Many people don't want to know what you have written about abortion and many don't want anyone else to know. But I am proud to stand with you against this…

Ideas and marriages

By Marvin Olasky

Better to enjoy both than to worry about terrorism

God's in charge

By Janie B. Cheaney

An open letter to a leader who appreciates that


In the music spotlight: Chicago

By Arsenio Orteza

Culture | Chicago's music portrays a dim view of mankind's capacity to maintain divinely ordained institutions


By Arsenio Orteza

Culture | The Top 5 best-selling albums according to CMJ NMR (College Media Journal New Music Report) Issue #801

It's all about me

By Andrew Coffin

Culture | The Hours offers a bitter, venomous form of nihilism that goes beyond simple feminism

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