Hit Saddam Hussein Hard, and Hit Him Right Now RANAN R. LURIE, Ranan R. Lurie is a syndicated columnist and political cartoonist. He was an Israeli combat major who trained and jumped with the U.S. 101st Airborne, the paratroopers of the French Foreign Legion, the British paratroopers and the Israeli special military skydivers unit.
Koizumi's North Korea Risk VICTOR CHA, Victor Cha, an associate professor of government at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, is author of "Alignment Despite Antagonism: The US-Korea-Japan Security Triangle" (Stanford University Press, 2000).
Raising Hackles on the Border DAGOBERTO GILB, Dagoberto Gilb is the author, most recently, of "Woodcuts of Women" (Grove Press, 2001). A new book, "Gritos" (Grove Press), will be published in the spring. Director Carlos Bolado's movie "La Border" is currently in post-production.