In this issue: COMMENT br>"Threats", by Steve Coll: President Obama�s counterterrorism policies. THE TALK OF THE TOWN br>"Crystal Ball", by Calvin Trillin: The underwear bomber prediction. br>"44 vs. XLIV", by Nick Paumgarten: A showdown against Presidents and Super Bowls. br>"Pee Wee Redux", by Michael Shulman: The return of Pee Wee Herman. ANNALS OF BUSINESS br>"The Sure Thing", by Malcolm Gladwell: How entrepreneurs really succeed. THE WORLD OF FASHION br>"Twisted Sisters", by Amanda Fortini: The sisters behind the fashion label Rodarte. ON TELEVISION br>"Jersey Jetsam", by Nancy Franklin: MTV goes to the beach.