Table of Contents

Cover Story

Goodbye to illusions, again

Goodbye to illusions, again

by Marvin Olasky

Cover Story | India and Israel face tough choices in the global war against terror

In this issue: "Unto the breach," July 22, 2006

Features

Making a U-Turn

Making a U-Turn

By Les Sillars

Religion | A Richmond sports academy uses athletics to share the gospel and change lives

Jonathan Edwards, pleasure seeker

Jonathan Edwards, pleasure seeker

By Marvin Olasky

Interview | Scholar Stephen J. Nichols on how Christians can and should be "happified"

Easy money?

Easy money?

By Clint Rainey

Disaster relief | With Katrina relief providing a bonanza for scammers, reformers ask: Can FEMA change?

Golden Gates

Golden Gates

By Mark Bergin

Money | Warren Buffett's billions will join in his friend's education, poverty, and health battles

No man's land

No man's land

By Mindy Belz

Africa | A 30-year split over Western Sahara has divided Europe, Africa, and now Congress and U.S. Christians. Who cares who controls the desert? Al-Qaeda, for one.

Dispatches

Quotables

Quotables

Memorable things they said

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

Oddball occurrences

Shameful disclosure

Shameful disclosure

By Hugh Hewitt

Officials testify to harm done by the "Swift" stories

The Buzz

The Buzz

The latest on this week's biggest stories

Notebook

ZZ's top

ZZ's top

By John Dawson

Sports | The head butt seen round the world shakes up France

Columnists

Flesh for sale

Flesh for sale

By Andrée Seu

You don't hear much about the mother of all women's issues

Mailbag

Letters from our readers

Tender toughness

Tender toughness

By Joel Belz

It's the kind of authority you've wanted ever since you were a kid

Political catastrophe

Political catastrophe

By Marvin Olasky

Disaster spending surges in election years and turns citizens into subjects

Culture

Bestselling books

By John Stossel, Ann Coulter, Nathaniel Philbrick, William J. Bennett & Ann Coulter

Notable Books | Four bestselling nonfiction hardbacks

Wordplay

Wordplay

By Jamie Dean

Movies | Film on crossword puzzles offers clues about enthusiasts

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

By Andrew Coffin

Movies | The visuals in Pirates are impressive-and disturbing

Water

Water

By Mindy Belz

Movies | Foreign-language film offers insight into Hindu widow houses

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