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Wilson Quarterly

From: "andrew cooke" <andrew@...>

Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2006 00:10:43 -0300 (CLST)

Just arrived in Tucson for a meeting/conference.  Leafing through the
magazine rack at Borders I came across the Wilson Quarterly -
http://www.wilsoncenter.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=wq.welcome - which a
little Googling shows to be the magazine of "a nonpartisan center for
advanced study, a neutral forum for free and open, serious, and informed
scholarship and discussion." -
http://www.wilsoncenter.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=about.mission

Seems like an interesting read; most(?) of the articles are also available
online.

Andrew

Politics

From: "andrew cooke" <andrew@...>

Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2006 00:16:52 -0300 (CLST)

I should have added that the emphasis is on (American) politics, in its
widest sense.  Articles in the current issue (30th year, hence the
"future" theme) include

 - Has Futurism Failed
 - America's Romance with the Future
 - Doom and Demography
 - The Next 30 Years
 - How to Think about Terrorism

It seemed preferable to the National Review wondering whether the USA has
"lost" S America (that would be Chavez, no doubt).

Andrew

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