Table of Contents

Cover Story

Heartland security

Heartland security

by Jamie Dean

Cover Story | Middle America is a target, too, but don't try telling that to New York and Washington

In this issue: "Mayberry no more," July 29, 2006

Features

Hezbollah havoc

Hezbollah havoc

By Jill Nelson

Middle East | Israelis and Lebanese want the militant group disarmed, but how now?

Primary interests

Primary interests

By Jamie Dean

Politics | Georgians reject Ralph Reed as other states gear up for high-profile votes

Time for a (multi) party

Time for a (multi) party

By Priya Abraham

Africa | Congolese voters prepare for polls after decades of dictatorship, civil war, and devastation

Addicted to the streets

By Clint Rainey

Homelessness | With temperatures over 100 degrees here last week, many among the capital's estimated 10,000 homeless individuals rode for hours on free, air-conditioned…

Childproof

Childproof

By Becky Perry

China | The effects of Beijing's one-child policy are different in urban and rural areas, but the entire country is feeling the weight of a generation-long mistake

Dispatches

The Buzz

The Buzz

The latest on this week's biggest stories

The return of anti-Semitism

The return of anti-Semitism

By Hugh Hewitt

Try this experiment in fanaticism

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

Oddball occurrences

Quotables

Memorable things they said

Notebook

Crooks in suits

By Timothy Lamer

Money | Study shows that businessmen are television's favorite bad guys

Bad news Bonds

Bad news Bonds

By John Dawson

Sports | Already under a cloud of scandal, San Francisco slugger Barry Bonds may face tax evasion and perjury charges

Voices

Syntax matters

By Joel Belz

Does the pursuit of "balance" misshape the truth?

Deliver us from chaos

Deliver us from chaos

By Marvin Olasky

And from a PR campaign to purge the Kansas Board of Education

God in the shower

God in the shower

By Andrée Seu

The perfection of God's Word is not boiled down but running over

Mailbag

Letters from our readers

Culture

Rough neighborhood

Rough neighborhood

By Andrew Coffin

Movies | Morbid Monster House squanders some very good elements by pandering

Three's a crowd

By Marvin Olasky

Movies | You, Me and Dupree defends marriage but still has fatal flaws

Call of the wild

Call of the wild

By John Dawson

Movies | Documentary film looks at unusual coach and a motivated team

Bestselling CDs

By Keane, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Shakira, Nelly Furtado, Gnarls Barkley & MTV

Notable CDs | The five bestselling albums in Europe according to Billboard magazine

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