There are seven articles in this issue:COMMENT "Going Positive", by Dorothy Wickenden: The politics of attack.DEPT. OF ISMS "War Games", by Ben McGrath: Fighting over a Marxist board game at Columbia. THOUSAND WORDS DEPT. "Terror Comix", by Mark Singer: The 9/11 Commission Report as a graphic novel. LETTER FROM LOS ANGELES"Street Scene", by Dana Goodyear: The homeless get their Hollywood close-up.ONWARD AND UPWARD WITH THE ARTS "After Hamlet", by Cynthia Zarin: A champion of Shakespeare comes to Broadway.BOOKS "Blood and Sand", by David Remnick: A revisionist Israeli historian revisits his country's origins.THE CURRENT CINEMA "Unsafe", by David Denby: Reviews of Iron Man and Then She Found Me.