September 15, 2003

Vol. 189 No. 7Whole No. 4621

Editorials

Failures

The lights went out at 4:11 p.m. on Aug. 14, along with the telephones, computers, television sets, air conditioning and all the other essentials of modern life that we take for granted.

Articles

An Empire in the Name of Peace
Drew Christiansen

With formal hostilities ended in Iraq, it is time to take up again the hard questions posed by the U.S. war on terror. The attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on Sept.

Books and Culture

Books
Whither 65 Million?
Robert P. Imbelli
Cardinal Walter Kasper never tires of reminding his hearers that “crisis” entails both “peril” and “possibility.” It may lead to shipwrec
Books
The Greatest English Prose Ever Written
Tom O
Adam Nicolson must have thought one good masterpiece of English deserved another.

Columns and Departments

The Word
The Way of the Wise
Dianne Bergant
Columns
The Bitter and the Sweet
Valerie Schultz
Columns
Catholic Book Club
George M. Anderson
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
George M. Anderson
Letters
Letters
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