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We Were the News Today

From journal entries by Maram Humaid, an journalist in Gaza, written during the first week of the Israel–Hamas war. OCTOBER 9 I’m the mother of two children, one of…

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Terms of Surrender

It was in the fall of 1941 that the question of atomic energy was first brought directly to my attention. At that time President Roosevelt appointed a committee to advise…

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Fifty Years Under a Cloud

The uneasy search for our atomic history

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Warthogs and All

The U.S. Air Force’s foolish plan to scrap its most effective plane

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11. The National Character

From the Forum “Undoing Bush” The undoing of the American character has a long history. It took more than half a century from a summer’s day in August, when the…

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September 2001

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