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In this issue:

COMMENT
"Rights and Wrongs", by George Packer: The Obama administration's foreign policy toward the Middle East.

THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Ready for Launch", by Mark Singer: The parents of college applicants get counseling, too.

ANNAL OF INNOVATION
"The Treatment", by Malcolm Gladwell: Why is it so difficult to develop drugs for cancer?

ANNALS OF DESIGN
"The Inventor’s Dilemma", by David Owen: An eco-minded engineer discovers the limits of innovation.

LETTER FROM MOSCOW
"Roulette Russian", by Julia Ioffe: The teen-ager behind Chatroulette

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