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In this issue:
COMMENT
"Team Effort", by George Packer: President Obama's dilemma in Afghanistan.
THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"Greater Fools", by James Surowiecki: The dangers of financial illiteracy.
THE TALK OF THE TOWN
"Fashion Emergencies", by Judith Thurman: Wardrobe surgery by Junky Styling.
LETTER FOM SOUTH AFRICA
"The Third Man", by Charlayne Hunter-Gault: After Mandela and Mbeki, Jacob Zuma tries to govern South Africa.
PROFILES
"First Banana", by Tad Friend: Steve Carell and the meticulous art of spontaneity.
POP MUSIC
"Dancehall Dreams", by Sasha Frere-Jones: Robyn’s versatile pop.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Thrills and Chills", by David Denby: Reviews of Knight and Day and Winter's Bone.
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