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There are nine articles in this special "Life During Wartime" (June 12, 2006) issue:

COMMENT
"Just Watching" by Philip Gourevitch: The Bush administration's inaction in Darfur.

LIFE DURING WARTIME
Personal Histories from the last half century of war zones:

  • "Antarctica, 1958" by Robert Stone.
  • "Vietnam, 1966" by Neil Sheehan.
  • "New York City, 1967" by Roger Angell.
  • "Yugoslavia, 1991" by Aleksander Hemon.
  • "Sierra Leone, 1997" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
  • "Ivory Coast, 2001" by Tony D'Souza.
  • "Iraq, 2004" by Wendell Steavenson.

    PERSONAL HISTORY
    "Meeting E.P." by Samuel Hynes: The Marine pilot's literary mission to meet Ezra Pound.

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