A Campaign That Blurs Political Differences Yossi Melman, Yossi Melman, a journalist for the Daily Ha'aretz specializes in intelligence and terror affairs. He is co-author of "Friends in Deed: Inside the U.S.-Israel Alliance (Hyperion)
Election Offers a New 'Showdown at Gender Gap' Kevin Phillips, Kevin Phillips, publisher of American Political Report, is author of "The Politics of Rich and Poor." His new book is "Arrogant Capital: Washington, Wall Street and the Frustrations of American Politics" (Little Brown)
Democratization Imperils U.S. Latino Empowerment David R. Ayon, David R. Ayon is research associate at the Center for the Study of Los Angeles, Loyola Marymount University. Previously, he was associate director of the California-Mexico Project at the USC School of International Relations
Suicide of an Admiral, Exploitation in the Press Suzanne Garment, Suzanne Garment, a contributing editor to Opinion, is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. She is the author of "Scandal: The Culture of Mistrust in American Politics" (Times)
Working Together for Common Good BERNARD N. DESENBERG, In his working days, Bernard N. Desenberg published the weekly Laguna Beach Post and was head of UC Irvine's instructional media department. He writes from Newport Beach
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