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2003 Stories by Sydney H. Schanberg

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  • The Bodies Come Home

    published December 9, 2003

    President Bush does a good deal of traveling these days. He goes to London, where he is greeted by Britons protesting the Iraq war and occupation.... More >>

  • Bloomberg's Mixed Report Card

    published November 11, 2003

    Michael Bloomberg, Democrat-turned-Republican, may be New York's most enigmatic mayor. He makes the tough decisions regardless of the votes it... More >>

  • The Widening Crusade

    published October 14, 2003

    If some wishful Americans are still hoping President Bush will acknowledge that his imperial foreign policy has stumbled in Iraq and needs fixing... More >>

  • The Secrets Clark Kept

    published September 30, 2003

    Wesley Clark, the retired four-star general who is one of 10 candidates for the Democratic nomination for president, has written a new book that... More >>

  • Clark's Changing Tune on Iraq

    published September 23, 2003

    Wesley K. Clark, The Retired General who has just tossed his four stars into the presidential wrestling ring, has one of the most brilliant... More >>

  • Bush's New Federal Math Leaves Kids Far Behind

    published September 16, 2003

    Somewhere in my youth, for reasons unremembered, an old-timer regaled me a tale of a snake-oil barker hawking athletic socks from a fold-up stand.... More >>

  • Bush Still Playing With the Truth on Iraq

    published August 19, 2003

    Bit by bit, the truth about Iraq seeps out. It's not a pretty sight—makes one wonder if the American voter will ever get tired of snow jobs.... More >>

  • A Legend in His Own Mind

    published June 24, 2003

    Now that Rudolph Giuliani’s beatification has obscured his interesting past, he has become difficult to place in human terms. We can see he... More >>

  • Fear and Favor at 'The New York Times'

    published June 10, 2003

    Mountains of newsprint, airtime, and Internet screenage have been expended on the recent embarrassments at The New York Times—the... More >>

  • The News No One Dares to Cover

    published June 10, 2003

    This article first appeared in The Washington Post on August 29, 1999. It offers a look beyond The New York Times at the broader... More >>

  • Lies, Damned Lies, and Campaign Promises

    published April 29, 2003

    The scandal-tinged governorship of George Elmer Pataki is now caught in its biggest scandal of all—how he, apparently to ensure his election... More >>

  • Bush's Ever Shifting Absolutes

    published April 1, 2003

    A puzzled America watches now as the Bush imperial public-relations samurai try to behead the notion that they were the mongers who planted the... More >>

  • The Itch

    published March 25, 2003

    It is a paradox of war that some people who have lived through its slaughter and madness never lose the itch to go back and live through it again.... More >>

  • Monsters of the Moment

    published March 11, 2003

    In the 1980s, Saddam Hussein was a U.S. ally, largely because he was at war with Iran, a U.S. enemy. Washington chose to see Hussein then as a... More >>

  • Bush's Fairy Tale World

    published February 18, 2003

    War is in the air. The nation has been placed on "high" terrorism alert, with warnings about possible chemical or biological attacks by Islamic... More >>

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