Magazine March 20, 2017, Issue

The Week

(Roman Genn)

‐ We’re told the envelope given to Warren Beatty actually contained Nate Silver’s projection.

‐ To replace Michael Flynn as national-security adviser, Donald Trump selected someone uniquely suited for the position. H. R. McMaster isn’t just a courageous and innovative warrior (his victories in the Gulf War and the Iraq War are still studied today); he’s also a scholar who made his name with a book, Dereliction of Duty, that unsparingly exposed the failures that led to the American debacle in Vietnam. Central to his critique was the notion that American generals owed it to their commanders in chief not to

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In This Issue

Articles

Features

Books, Arts & Manners

City Desk

A City of Shopkeepers

The city is full of walk-in businesses — shops, stores, eateries, bars, banks, fix-it places. That means the streets are full of business names. Many belong to chains — Victoria’s ...

Sections

Politics & Policy

Poetry

GLOUCESTER Lizard-voiced, the seagull, esurient And flush with light, cuts through sapphire and salt Waves, to gratify pure appetite. Granite endures like graves. Briars bloom. On planks and shelves, books dock like sailing ships And wait ...
Politics & Policy

Letters

Pain and Punishment Psychiatrist Sally Satel’s piece “Treating Opioid Addiction” (March 6) favors “benign paternalism” in public policy regarding what some have hysterically called an “epidemic” but Dr. Satel more soberly ...
Politics & Policy

The Week

‐ We’re told the envelope given to Warren Beatty actually contained Nate Silver’s projection. ‐ To replace Michael Flynn as national-security adviser, Donald Trump selected someone uniquely suited for the position. ...

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