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Occasioned by the tenth anniversary of the Iraq war
Counting down to economic collapse in the Afghan capital
The WTC memorial
Afghanistan’s sham democracy
How America makes its enemies disappear
The New York Philharmonic’s fantasia in North Korea
For the U.S. Army, a Crash Course in Cultural Studies
Years of consideration preceding the inclusion of the word “phat” in Random House’s 1996 Compact Unabridged Dictionary:
Scientists created crash helmets that stink when cracked and fruit flies to whom blue light smells delicious.
In Belize, a construction company bulldozed a 2,300-year-old Mayan temple to make road fill.
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