December 2001
New Republic;12/24/2001, Vol. 225 Issue 26, p8
Presents news briefs relating to politics and government in the United States. Report on how U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft avoided military service during the Vietnam conflict; Efforts to clarify to Muslims the U.S. government's actions in Afghanistan; Experience of Robert Fisk on attack by Afghan refugees in Kila Abdullah; Announcement of the publication of the recent masterworks of thought and scholarship by contributors of this journal; Report on an error introduced during editing process. The body responsible for awarding the Nobel Peace Prize is the Norwegian Nobel Committee, not the Swedish Academy.


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