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In January 2013, Rebecca Greenfield wrote that the future of the iTunes Store lies not in music, but in apps.
The year you were born, William Langewiesche wrote about the fortified "Green Zone" in Baghdad, which was a microcosm of America—and of what went wrong in Iraq.
In April 2003, Richard Brookhiser assessed Bush's capacities as president.
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With NASA's Cassini-Huygens mission in 2005, humans landed a probe in the outer reaches of the solar system for the first time, a moment Ross Andersen called the most glorious mission in the history of planetary science.
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The legacy of the first African American couple in the White House would be a major focus of The Atlantic.
In February 2016, Katharine Schwab wrote about a new Instagram-friendly trend in art exhibitions.
In February 2012, Charles A. Kupchan wrote about the world's emerging economies, and how the world will look by 2050.
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