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This page features brief excerpts of stories published by the mainstream media and, less frequently, blogs, alternative media, and even obviously biased sources. The excerpts are taken directly from the websites cited in each source note. Quotation marks are not used.

  • Roundup Top 10!

    This week's broad sampling of opinion pieces found on the Internet, as selected by the editors of HNN.

  • Bush: "Why Didn't I Know This?"

    by Mark Danner

    "What did the third member of the triumvirate, Vice President Cheney—who had known about the conflict for weeks—say at this moment?"

  • America's Peace Ship

    by Lawrence S. Wittner

    Is there an emotional connection between the oceans and the pursuit of peace?

  • The Slaughter Bench of History

    by Ian Morris

    How war created civilization over the past 10,000 years—and threatens to destroy it in the next 40.

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