From World Politics Review, reporting the Georgian war: Is Bernard-Henri Levy a fabulist? A review of BHL's Left in Dark Times: A Stand Against the New Barbarism (and more and more and more). Timothy Garton Ash on friends of liberal international order facing a new global disorder; and not a new order: Parag Khanna on the new middle ages. From The New Yorker, a look at the complicated death of a 9/11 hero. From Esquire, an article on the photograph of 9/11's Falling Man, the story behind it, and the search for the man pictured in it; and what's taking so damn long to build the Freedom Tower, and what will it mean when we're all dead? Foreign Policy asks experts to tell how to catch Osama Bin Laden. Have we ever faced an enemy more stupid than Muslim terrorists? "Follow God, work and provoke no one": That’s the philosophy of a unique Muslim sect. No we can't: A review of Party of Defeat: How Democrats and Radicals Undermined America’s War on Terror Before and After 9-11 by David Horowitz and Ben Johnson. A look at how the Satanic Verses episode changed the landscape of Muslim society in Britain. From Intelligent Life, Tariq Ramadan on freedoms lost and gained. From Jewcy, an article on Richard Wagner, an anti-Semite to love. Niall Ferguson reviews books on the Nazi empire, the least successful piece of colonisation ever seen.

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