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Spring 2010

Spring 2010

Obama's Afghanistan

Volume 86, Number 2

• J. Malcolm Garcia on the Afghan elections
• Neil Shea on the war in winter
• Joe Sacco on North African refugees in Malta
• Chris Hondros on the earthquake in Haiti
• Dimiter Kenarov on Camp Bondsteel in Kosovo
• Fiction by Paul Theroux
• Poetry by Albert Goldbarth, C.K. Williams, and Ricardo Pau-Llosa

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Spring 2010, Obama’s Afghanistan

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Total War

Canadian soldiers walk through smoke and dust at dusk after blasting an insurgent weapons cache in the Sperwan area of Panjwai District. The cracks of gunfire echoed down Highway 1, then there was silence. The moon had yet to appear ov [...]


Author Profiles

Edward Hirsch is the author of eight books of poems, most recently The Living Fire: New and Selected Poems (Knopf, 2010).

Paul Theroux is the author of over forty books, including the nonfiction works The Great Railway Bazaar, The Old Patagonian Express, Riding the Iron Rooster, and Ghost Train to the Eastern Star. His novels include Blinding Li