Monday, July 03, 2006

must-read articles

I had planned on something a little lighter for today’s cool thing, but this morning The New Yorker posted the online content for next week’s issue (July 10). In it are three must-read articles, two of which are available at the If you have some time, perhaps tomorrow during the Independence Day holiday, I would also recommend a forth, from the current July 3 issue. Links follow.

2006-07-10 issue, posted 2006-07-03

David Remmick: Comment
Nattering Nabobs (The Administration’s war with the Times)

Seymour Hersh: Annals of National Security
Last Stand (The military’s problem with the President’s Iran policy)

Lawrence Wright: A Reporter at Large
The Agent (How 9/11 might have been prevented)
Note: this article is not available online, but an
interview with the author is

2006-07-03 issue, posted 2006-06-26

Jane Mayer: Letter from Washington
The Hidden Power (The legal mind behind the White House’s war on terror)


At 4:03 PM, Anonymous stuartb said...

Read the article by Jane Mayer. Also heard her on NPR in a recent Fresh Air segment. Enlightening, (if not a scary) picture.


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