President Bush announced yesterday he will begin a drawdown of troops in Iraq beginning early next year. Newsweek’s Michael Hirsh evaluates how different candidates define success in the region.
Plus, the 17-mile long Large Hadron Collider starts accelerating particles today, but its purpose remains vague to many. Author and physicist Brian Greene explains why over eight thousand physicists (hopefully) can’t be wrong.
Juan Cole, professor of modern Middle East and South Asian History at the University of Michigan and author of the blog Informed Comment, and Michael Hirsh, senior editor and author of a weekly column on Newsweek.com, talk about what victory means in Iraq and the significance ...
A voter registration drive at Virginia Tech set off a recent fracas when a local election official tried to discourage students from registering to vote at their college. Neal Rosenstein, election specialist at the New York Public Interest Research Group, updates the story. Students, we want to ...
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As the holy weeks of Judaism and Christianity come to an end, we ask: how do you picture God? How do you pray? And how does your belief in God connect to your daily life? Plus: Karen Armstrong, Krista Tippett, Mark Epstein, the Rev. James Martin and others join us for this special family meeting on God, faith, prayer and ritual.
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