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Publisher's Summary

There are seven articles in the August 21, 2006 issue:

COMMENT
"Snake Eyes" by Hendrik Hertzberg: Look who's turning against the war in Iraq.

TALK OF THE TOWN

  • "The Last Drop" by Ben McGrath: Air passengers drink up at JFK.
  • "The Vineyard Fracture" by Lauren Collins: The unlikely malady that's tripping up the leisure class.

    ANNALS OF NATIONAL SECURITY
    "Watching Lebanon" by Seymour Hersh: Washington's real interest in Israel's war.

    SHOUTS & MURMURS
    "Stations of the Mel" by Christopher Buckley: One man's own Passion.

    THE SPORTING SCENE
    "Blank Monday" by William Finnegan: Will surfing ever be the same?

    THE CURRENT CINEMA
    "On Duty" by David Denby: Oliver Stone's World Trade Center.

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