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January/February 2006

Exit Strategy

Barry Posen leads a forum exploring U. S. exit strategies from Iraq, with responses from then-Senator Joe Biden, former Ambassador Barbara Bodine, Senator Russ Feingold, and others; Jon D. Hansen and Adam Benforado explain how the Supreme Court makes justices more liberal; Dorothy Roberts on black nationalism.

Forum 

Exit Strategy

HOW TO DISENGAGE FROM IRAQ IN 18 MONTHS

BARRY R. POSEN

WITH RESPONSES FROM AMBASSADOR BARBARA BODINE, SENATOR JOSEPH BIDEN, VIVEK CHIBBER, SENATOR RUSSELL FEINGOLD, RANDALL FORSBERG, LAWRENCE KORB AND BRIAN KATULIS, HELENA COBBAN, CHRISTOPHER PREBLE, ELIOT WEINBERGER, AND NIR ROSEN. BARRY R. POSEN REPLIES.

Essays

The Drifters
Why the Supreme Court makes justices more liberal
Jon D. Hanson and Adam Benforado
France’s Revolt
Can the Republic live up to its ideals?
John R. Bowen
 A World Without Race
Does black nationalism have to go too?
Dorothy Roberts
A Cartoon World
Daniel Clowes’s Ice Haven
Ken Parille
Ian McEwan’s Family Values
Saturday and other novels
Roger Boylan

Fiction

December Story
D.S. Sulaitis

On Film

Trapped
Rodrigo García’s Nine Lives
Alan A. Stone

On Poetry

Poet’s Sampler
Introduced by Dara Wier
Dan Chelotti
Borrowed Lines
Mark Nowak’s Shut Up Shut Down and Eleni Sikelianos’s The Book of Jon
Susan M. Schultz
Writing on White Air
First books by Ander Monson, Michelle Robinson, and Sam Taylor
Jennifer Grotz

Keeping Company
Michael Palmer’s Company of Moths
Geoffrey G. O’Brien

Poems

Grass Psalm
Ales Debeljak, translated by Andrew Zawacki and the author
Unnecessary Noise Prohibited
C. Durning Carroll
In the Scanner
Robley Evans
Winter Field
Joanna Klink
My Husband Sat Up
Caroline Knox
Surrender of Breda
Ernest Hilbert
Victim of the Culture of Facelessness
Thylias Moss
from Helsinki
Peter Richards

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Jacob Hacker and Paul Pierson lead a forum on the transformation of the Democratic Party—with responses from Ro Khanna, Lily Geismer, Dorian Warren, Heather Gautney, and others. 

Plus essays on Zionism and colonialism, Walter Rodney’s legacy, and geopolitics after October 7; poetry by Fady Joudah; and more.

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