Table of Contents

Cover Story

Take your mark

by Mindy Belz

Cover Story | Well-scripted salvos cripple John Bolton's nomination to the UN ahead of a Senate showdown

In this issue: "John Bolton: Take cover!," May 7, 2005

Features

Nuking Senate debate

Nuking Senate debate

By John Dawson

Politics | Senators on both sides risk fallout in judicial nominee stalemate

Remembrance and reconciliation

By Edward Lee Pitts

Iraq | Arabs, Kurds come together over a brutal moment in Saddam's regime

Coup parade

By Priya Abraham

Ecuador | Middle-class protesters broaden the base of Ecuador's discontent

Rowan's story

Rowan's story

By Lynn Vincent

Abortion | Mother tells how clinic workers left her born-alive infant to die

Attack formation

By Mark Bergin

Defense | Despite scandals and ethical lapses, a mantra of tolerance threatens Air Force Academy's evangelical chaplaincy

A good Friday

By Edward E. Plowman

Religion | A liberal bishop blinks-for now-in the latest ECUSA showdown

Pluralistic Crusaders

By Jamie Dean

Culture | The authentic costumes and set in the new Hollywood blockbuster Kingdom of Heaven all suggest the year 1186, but the philosophy behind the script screams 2005

Sexual healing

Sexual healing

By Gene Edward Veith

Religion | Writer Lauren Winner once counted herself among the many young evangelicals who approve of premarital sex. Now repentant, she's offering a roadmap for…

Dispatches

The Buzz

By The Editors

United Nations A full-scale assault on John Bolton, President Bush's nominee as U.S. ambassador to the UN, is less about temper tantrums and more about…

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

By The Editors

Cry for help Two hours after allegedly trying to break into a Lake Tahoe home on April 20, Jose Francisco Martinez was ready to face justice. That's because…

Quotables

By The Editors

"It's not a shooting war, but it is a war." California Supreme Court justice Janice Rogers Brown on the bitter divisions in the United States. "These are…

Accept no substitute

Accept no substitute

By Hugh Hewitt

"Outside the mainstream" is a term the left, and their media allies, use to describe "center-right Christians who lean Republican"

Reviews

Bestselling CDs

By The Editors

Notable CDs | The five bestselling soundtracks according to Billboard magazine, April 9

Primer

By Andrew Coffin

Video | Made for a measly $7,000, new filmaker Shane Carruth offers a lot of bang for the buck

The Interpreter

By Andrew Coffin

Movies | Despite well-constructed scenes and attractive cinematography, this Nicole Kidman film is far from thrilling

Notebook

Minding its own business

By Dan Perkins

Business | Microsoft drops support of sexual orientation legislation in Washington

Draft dodged

By John Dawson

Sports | Heisman Trophy winner Jason White of Oklahoma went overlooked in last week's NFL draft

Voices

Mailbag

By The Editors

Letters, feedback, etc.

Commencement courage

Commencement courage

By Marvin Olasky

A 1929 indictment of the modern world remains the right word to grads

Beauty at any price

Beauty at any price

By Andrée Seu

The tanning, tucking, tightening terror of summer is upon us

'God of surprises'

By Gene Edward Veith

Sex, WORLD, and the Cosmo Girl

Media malpractice

Media malpractice

By Joel Belz

The public never learned about Terri Schiavo's true condition

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