In this issue:
"Exit Bin Laden", by David Remnick: Obama and the role of restraint.
ANNALS OF DIPLOMACY
“The Double Game”, by Lawrence Wright: American dollars and Pakistan’s military.
LETTER FROM KHOST PROVINCE
"Force and Futility", by Jon Lee Anderson: Looking for allies in a hostile land.
ANNALS OF BUSINESS
"Creation Myth", by Malcolm Gladwell: Apple and the power of borrowed ideas.
"Rock On, Ancient Queen", by Sasha Frere-Jones: The return of Stevie Nicks.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.