They called it the mother of all events. Outlook
puts September 11 in a retrospective light, not in a ritual of remembering but because the catastrophe offers a prism, stark and painful, on our complex times. Refracted through it are personal trauma, the disbelief of the supremely insular New Yorker, a war in the Afghan badlands as seen via a scribe’s diary, a region tormented by its consequences, and Islam’s search for its soul in the backdrop of an ambivalent ‘war against terror’ that may only get more complicated in the coming year.
Noam Chomsky: Mirror Crack'd
Ashes On The Hudson
Endurance Of Freedom
Peter Greste:B-52s Over Oxania
Kanti Bajpai: A Concerto
V. Sudarshan: No Proxy Warriors
Mike Marqusee: New York! New York!
Samuel P. Huntington:
'Religion Is The Most Important Element In Defining A Civilisation'
Ayaz Amir: Faust's New Deal
John L. Esposito: Islam's Glasnost
Ahmed Rashid: Ground Zeroes