Mark Danner

The Best American Political Writing 2006

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The annual compendium culls from the nation’s most influential news sources to provide the most incisive, controversial, and entertaining writing about the notable names and events of the past twelve months. From Bush’s rocky second term to the Iraqi elections; from Hurricane Katrina to Abernoff and Delay scandals; editor Royce Flippin provides a diverse collection of insights, opinions, and analyses on the political events that shaped last year. This next insallment features writers across the political spectrum, including Andrew Sullivan, Matt Bai, Jennifer Senior, James Fallows, Nicholas Lemann, Elizabeth Drew, Michael Wolff, and many others.


Includes Mark Danner’s article “Taking Stock of the Forever War,” originally published in the New York Review of Books on September 11, 2005.