A Deadline Looms in Paradise RANAN R. LURIE, Ranan R. Lurie is a senior associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C., and a syndicated columnist and political cartoonist.
U.S. on Risky Road if It Uses Nuclear Bluff ANTHONY CLARK AREND and DOUGLAS B. SHAW, Anthony Clark Arend, a professor of government at Georgetown University, is author of "Legal Rules and International Society" (Oxford University Press, 1999). Douglas B. Shaw, a doctoral student at Georgetown, served in the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency and the Department of Energy.
Healing the Victims and Healing the Church ROGER MAHONY and RICHARD KIRBY, Cardinal Roger Mahony is archbishop of the Los Angeles Archdiocese. Richard Kirby is a victim-survivor of sexual abuse by a priest. He spoke to a meeting of cardinals during the bishops' conference in Dallas.