Table of Contents

Cover Stories

War and peace

War and peace

by Jill Nelson

Cover Story | Are those who generalize about Islam as a "religion of peace" telling the whole truth? As the deadliest month of the year for American forces in Iraq…

Cover Stories

Anatomy of a raid

Anatomy of a raid

by Lynn Vincent

Cover Story Sidebar | Successes in Iraq receive little public attention

Cover Stories

Free at last

by Lynn Vincent

Cover Story Sidebar | Christians in many Islamic countries face hardships ranging from official employment and housing discrimination to violence and death at the hands of Muslim…

In this issue: "Iraq and terrorism," Nov. 11, 2006

Features

Auction House

Auction House

By Les Sillars

Politics | With earmarks exploding in number, the relationships between lobbyists and politicians grow increasingly cozy

Tactless tactics

Tactless tactics

By John Dawson

Politics | Negative ads and internet manipulation highlight 2006 campaign

'A big, historic transition'

'A big, historic transition'

By Cal Thomas

International | Condoleezza Rice discusses Iraq, North Korea, and others on the mushrooming list of world trouble spots

Full circle

Full circle

By Lynn Vincent

Military | A former Vietnam POW meets a woman who prayed for him 34 years ago

Separate but equal?

By Priya Abraham

Interview | Islam expert Patrick Sookhdeo on efforts to radicalize Muslims in the West

Get out of the cab

Get out of the cab

By Mark Bergin

Islam | Some Muslim taxi drivers want government support for their objection to hauling alcohol

Dispatches

The Buzz

The Buzz

The latest on the week's biggest stories

Always in season

Always in season

By Hugh Hewitt

The 2008 political campaign will begin immediately

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

Oddball occurrences

Quotables

Memorable things they said

Notebook

Unstoppable growth

Unstoppable growth

By Lynde Langdon

Medicine | Scientists get more than they bargained for with embryonic stem cells

Just-in-time delivery

Just-in-time delivery

By John Dawson

Sports | Cards come together late to win series

Code name Pecsi

By Edward E. Plowman

Religion | Secret police records reveal that the former president of the Lutheran World Federation was a Communist secret agent

Columnists

Deceptive truths

Deceptive truths

By Joel Belz

Watch out for those who promote morality solely out of pragmatism

Mailbag

Letters from our readers

Prayer trek

Prayer trek

By Andrée Seu

Our petitions are important, even when God waits to answer

Flawed but useful books

By Marvin Olasky

Treadmilling as the election returns come in

Culture

Fatalistic Fire

Fatalistic Fire

By Arsenio Orteza

Movies | Apartheid film shows good but flawed men who are shaped by their fate

Skin deep

Skin deep

By Mary Hopkins

Television | Ugly Betty is morphing into an attractive comedy

Out of touch

Out of touch

By John Dawson

Movies | Sophia Coppola's Marie Antoinette is interesting but incomplete

Bestselling CDs

By Joshua Bell, Paul McCartney, Gabriela Montero, Andre Rieu & Danny Elfman

Notable CDs | The five bestselling classical crossover albums according to Billboard

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