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Publisher's Summary

There are seven articles in the August 21, 2006 issue:COMMENT
"Snake Eyes" by Hendrik Hertzberg: Look who's turning against the war in Iraq.TALK OF THE TOWN

"The Last Drop" by Ben McGrath: Air passengers drink up at JFK.

"The Vineyard Fracture" by Lauren Collins: The unlikely malady that's tripping up the leisure class.ANNALS OF NATIONAL SECURITY
"Watching Lebanon" by Seymour Hersh: Washington's real interest in Israel's war.SHOUTS & MURMURS
"Stations of the Mel" by Christopher Buckley: One man's own Passion. THE SPORTING SCENE
"Blank Monday" by William Finnegan: Will surfing ever be the same?THE CURRENT CINEMA
"On Duty" by David Denby: Oliver Stone's World Trade Center.
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