Mark Danner


As the war in Iraq enters its second year, Americans find themselves trapped in an epistemological black hole: the war’s end recedes into an indefinite future while its beginning grows daily more contentious and obscure.

Guardian Angels

A spectator of the culture wars writes: For a while there, Bob Dole had me worried.

Through A Child’s Eyes: The Yugoslav War

For besiegers of cities, a child is an especially lucrative target. If the aim is to sow terror among those holding out behind the walls, how better to do it than by murdering children?