In this issue:
"Trapped in Iraq", by George Packer: Who are the most vulnerable Iraqis?
"The Hand on the Lever", by Nicholas Lemann: How Janet Yellen is redefining the Federal Reserve.
ANNALS OF EDUCATION
"Wrong Answer", by Rachel Aviv: A struggling school made a shocking choice.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Balancing Acts", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and Boyhood.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.