Table of Contents

Cover Story

History speaks

History speaks

by Mindy Belz

Cover Story | Must it also be repeated? Newfound documents confirm old ties linking terrorism, weapons of mass destruction, and Saddam

In this issue: "History speaks," April 1, 2006

Features

Balkan spring

Balkan spring

By Greg Dabel

Bosnia | With ethnic tension and economic hardship lingering over post-war life, many wonder when a new season begins

Forgiving their trespass

Forgiving their trespass

By Jamie Dean

Culture | Christian colleges gear up for visits from the activist gay group Soulforce

Border war

Border war

By John Dawson

Mexico | Efforts fail to stop drug gangs from terrorizing Nuevo Laredo

Pleading self-defense

Pleading self-defense

By Judith Person

Crime | A local D.C. official proposes a controversial solution to her community's crime problem: guns

Character counts

Character counts

By Marvin Olasky

Sports | Lessons from the Los Angeles Dodgers and Atlanta Braves for general managers and managing generally, with commentary from John Smoltz

Dispatches

The Buzz

IRAQ For five straight days President George Bush delivered speeches across the country defending the war in Iraq. "I cannot look mothers and dads in the eye,

Out of the mainstream

By Hugh Hewitt

The third anniversary of the invasion of Iraq brought out the usual suspects to critique the war and the president. The "MSM"-mainstream media-also came under…

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

Tapped out A Kristiansund, Norway, woman made a startling discovery when she turned on her faucet to clean some silverware. Instead of water coming from the…

Quotables

"It was simply assumed that there would be housing for these folks. It was a huge disconnect." Tom Hlavacek, former Milwaukee Mental Health Task Force…

Reviews

V for Vendetta

V for Vendetta

By Andrew Coffin

Movies | You know the film has gone far astray when writer Alan Moore, a self-confessed anarchist, criticizes the film's politics

The Unit

By Gene Edward Veith

Television | Celebrating the courage, skills and prowess of American soliders

Bestselling CDs

By Cat Power, Belle and Sebastian, Jenny Lewis with the Watson Twins, The Strokes & Arab Strap

Notable CDs | The five most-played albums on college/independent radio

Notebook

Healthy, wealthy, and wise

Healthy, wealthy, and wise

By Timothy Lamer

Money | Seniors today are healthier, wealthier, and wiser than any previous generation could have envisioned

Threat from above

Threat from above

By Lynde Langdon

Medicine | Officials in Hawaii begin preparing for outbreak of bird flu

Voices

Mailbag

Candidly I want to commend you on your handling of the James Dobson/Ralph Reed misunderstanding ("Coushatta chronicle," "Tough questions," March 4). I heard…

Lighten up

Lighten up

By Marvin Olasky

Anti-gravity boxes and other springtime phenomena

Right thinking

Right thinking

By Joel Belz

As conservatives battle each other, Christians should make the Bible their guide

Country music's culture war

Country music's culture war

By Gene Edward Veith

Celebrations of sin stand next to exaltations of grace on the record charts

Mac attack

Mac attack

By Andrée Seu

Fast-food heiress strikes one for Christian charity

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