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DLC | Blueprint Magazine | November 15, 2001
New World, New War

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2001
TABLE OF CONTENTS

EDITOR'S NOTE
by Peter Ross Range

Where We Stand

NEW POLITICS FOR A NEW WORLD
by The Editors
Our challenge is to vanquish terrorism, help the economy grow, and ask all Americans to give something back to their country.

Cover Package

New War, New World

AMERICA'S NEW MISSION
by Will Marshall
Fighting terror isn't enough. We must spread the benefits of economic and political freedom to the world's zones of turmoil.

THE STRUGGLE FOR THE SOUL OF THE 21ST CENTURY
by Bill Clinton
Global interdependence is the truly dominant factor of our time. Our challenge is to make it a force for good, not evil.

HOW TO FIGHT A JUST WAR
by Jean Bethke Elshtain
America has a moral duty to respond with restraint to terrorists who know no limits.

THE KEY TO HOMELAND DEFENSE
by Elaine C. Kamarck
We can fortify our geographic borders by tearing down bureaucratic borders. Plus:

COUNTERING THE NEW ASYMMETRIC THREATS
by Rep. Ellen Tauscher
It will take a coordinated effort to fight terrorists armed with weapons of mass destruction.

PREPARING FOR BIOTERRORISM
by Peter Ross Range
Our alarming lack of preparedness was shockingly revealed in last summer's Dark Winter war games. Plus:

THE CASE AGAINST SADDAM
by Khidhir Hamza
Iraq's leader has the means and motive to unleash weapons of mass destruction against America.

Winning the War We Didn't Expect

WHY WE FIGHT
by Sen. Joe Lieberman
America is waging this war not just to protect its security but its values and way of life. Plus:

REVAMPING OUR INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY
by Dave McCurdy
Improved coordination is crucial to winning the war against terrorism. Plus:

DEALING WITH THE MIDDLE EAST
by Bruce W. Jentleson
Our domestic security depends on bringing peace and stability to the region.

A NEW MISSION FOR NATO
by Ronald Asmus, Antony Blinken, and Jeremy Rosner
Maintaining European peace and security means operating beyond the alliance's borders.

NO MORE FREE PASSES
by Dennis Ross
It's high time for Arab leaders to declare terrorism beyond the pale.

TERRORISM'S UNDERGROUND CASH PIPELINE
by Sen. Evan Bayh
Informal money exchange networks called hawalas need stricter scrutiny.

ROOTING OUT BLOOD MONEY
by Sen. John F. Kerry
America needs to attack and destroy terrorism's financial lifelines.

THINKING ABOUT THE UNTHINKABLE
by Kate Herman
How Baltimore got a firsthand lesson in the value of disaster preparedness. Plus:

  • HELPING HOSPITALS PREPARE FOR BIOLOGICAL ATTACK

Columns

Political Memo
by Al From
Making Government Work
The Vital Center
by Bruce Reed
It's Our Fight, Too

Essays & Comment

FIGHTING TERROR WITH TRADE
by Ed Gresser
Smart economic policies can bring peace and prosperity to the Middle East.

CONGRESS AND THE WAR ON TERROR
by Steven J. Nider
Bush needs to make Capitol Hill his partner in this conflict.

THE LOYAL OPPOSITION DURING WARTIME
by Ed Kilgore
History shows that politics, like life, will go on.

Culture & Politics

UNDERSTANDING THE ISLAMIC WORLD
by Fred Siegel
Muslim nations have been unable to reconcile their confidence in their religion with their military and economic inferiority.



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