In This Issue
James Howard Kunstler, “Home From Nowhere”; Robert D. Kaplan, “Fort Leavenworth and the Eclipse of Nationhood”; Elinor Burkett, “In the Land of Conservative Women”; Jeffrey Tayler, “Vessel of Last Resort”; and much more.
Can the momentum of sprawl be halted? America's zoning laws, intended to control the baneful effects of industry, have mutated, in the view of one architecture critic, into a system that corrodes civic life, outlaws the human scale, defeats tradition and authenticity, and confounds our yearning for an everyday environment worthy of our affection.
At Fort Leavenworth, where the Army trains its top brass, captains and colonels study high-tech warfare, read the classics, and ponder what will be left to defend in a transnational world.
"We are not at war with Egypt. We are in a state of armed conflict."-- ANTHONY EDEN DURING THE SUEZ CRISIS, 1956
A diverse group of womanactivists, including many young people and small-business owners, are bringing new energy to the Republican Party.
One of the last tourists to take a barge up the Congo River had arrived, but dead of malaria
With its pop sentimentality,
With its origins in exotic nectars, honey canhave flavors you would never expect
The years of abundance and racial reconstruction were all the time making for the darkest folly.