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Cover Stories

NO ES FACIL: IT'S NOT EASY

by Marvin Olasky

Cover Story | It's downright difficult living in poverty under a brutal dictator's thumb, but an army of compassionate Americans could help churches better the lives of…

Cover Stories

Stone cold

by Marvin Olasky

Cover Story | Stone cold

In this issue: "Why the long face, Fidel?," May 1, 2004

Features

God or mammon?

By Edward E. Plowman

National | RELIGION: African archbishops call U.S. Episcopalians to "repent and come back" or walk away entirely; meanwhile, they won't accept funding from apostates

Religion

By Edward E. Plowman

National | Religion

Technology

By Chris Stamper

National | Technology

Business

By Dan Perkins

National | Business

The end is near

By Lynn Vincent

National | ABORTION TRIAL: As judges hear closing arguments in the partial-birth abortion trials, abortion-industry lawyers hold fast to their reality-denying legal…

Cricket wars

By Priya Abraham

International | INDIAN ELECTIONS: Sweet victory over rival Pakistan in cricket-crazy India may bolster the ruling party's political hopes

Iran's Iraq war

By Mindy Belz

International | WAR ON TERROR: Not-so-secret support for Iraqi radicals is a gambit that, for now, is paying off in violence and chaos

Supreme Court or Supreme Commander?

By Bob Jones

National | LAW: In a trio of historic, end-of-term cases, the Supreme Court will decide the legal limits on how the war on terror is waged in criminal courts

Bush: Give us the tools to finish the job

By The Editors

National | National

The UN's money trail

By Mindy Belz

International | UNITED NATIONS: International body's Iraqi Oil for Food deal is finally under the microscope, but can the UN police itself?

Dispatches

Mailbag

By The Editors

Mailbag

The Buzz

By The Editors

The Buzz

QuickTakes

By The Editors

QuickTakes

Blog Watch

By The Editors

Blog Watch

Quotables

By The Editors

Quotables

Voices

Back breakers

By Joel Belz

Islam and the American media are two troublesome monkeys that won't get off President Bush's back

Both sides of the coin

By Andrée Seu

Can we overcome poverty's envy and affluence's indifference?

Helping without hurting

By Marvin Olasky

A compassionate conservative approach to Castro's Cuba

Culture

Peace talk

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | Does the United States have a culture capable of winning a war against committed Islamists?

Culture

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | Culture

Best-selling Books

By The Editors

Culture | Best-selling Books

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