What happened on April 20, 2003
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Return of the Native: a Korean Warning Frank B. Gibney, Frank B. Gibney is professor of politics at Pomona College and president of the Pacific Basin Institute. He is the author of "The Pacific Century: America and Asia in a Changing World."
A Dubious Homecoming Kristen Gillespie, Kristen Gillespie is a freelance writer based in Jordan.
Human Rights Era Eclipsed Adam Hochschild, Adam Hochschild is the author of "King Leopold's Ghost," "Finding the Trapdoor" and other books.
Checkered History for Democracy Paulo Pinto, Paulo Pinto is visiting professor in the graduate program in anthropology and political science of Universidade Federal Fluminense in Brazil.
Overthrow Now, Pay Later Jon Wiener, Jon Wiener is professor of history at UC Irvine and a contributing editor to the Nation magazine.
Tough, resourceful and flip Eugen Weber, Eugen Weber is a contributing writer to Book Review.
Evil and malice at the tea table Caroline Fraser, Caroline Fraser is a frequent contributor to the New York Review of Books and the author of "God's Perfect Child: Living and Dying in the Christian Science Church."
Democracy and its roots of grass Richard Flacks, Richard Flacks is a professor of sociology at UC Santa Barbara and the author of "Making History: The American Left and the American Mind."
Infections of the body politic Robert Lee Hotz, Robert Lee Hotz is a science writer for The Times.
Demonstrated ideals Naomi Klein, Naomi Klein is the author of "No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies" and "Fences and Windows: Dispatches From the Front Lines of the Globalization Debate."
When fate let America purchase a new dream Andro Linklater, Andro Linklater is the author of "Measuring America: How an Untamed Wilderness Shaped the United States and Fulfilled the Promise of Democracy."
The Internet: a novel approach Danielle Crittenden, Danielle Crittenden is the author of "amanda bright @ home" (Warner Books).
Selling advice to the hands that rock the cradle Francine Prose, Francine Prose is the author of numerous books, including "The Lives of the Muses: Nine Women and the Artists They Inspired" and "Blue Angel."
Inventing Calvino Michael Mewshaw, Michael Mewshaw is the author of numerous books, including, most recently, "Shelter From the Storm: A Novel" and "Do I Owe You Something?: A Memoir of the Literary Life."
Faith tangled up in reality Kai Maristed, Kai Maristed is the author of "Fall: A Novel" and "Belong to Me: Stories."
Voodoo but no real magic Amy Wilentz, Amy Wilentz is the author of "Rainy Season: Haiti Since Duvalier" and the novel "Martyrs' Crossing."
The morality of remembering Lee Siegel, Lee Siegel is a contributing writer to Book Review and the recipient of the 2002 National Magazine Award for reviews and criticism.
Liberating movements Jonathan Kirsch, Jonathan Kirsch, a contributing writer to the Book Review, is the author of "The Woman Who Laughed at God: The Untold History of the Jewish People."
Hard Jobs Require U.S. Power William Shawcross, William Shawcross is the author of "Deliver Us From Evil: Warlords, Peacekeepers and a World of Endless Conflict."
Cuba's Paradise Lost Carlos Fuentes, Carlos Fuentes is the author of numerous books, including "The Death of Artemio Cruz" and "The Years With Laura Diaz."
Days of Tea and Terrorism Nicholas Goldberg, Nicholas Goldberg, editor of the Op-ed page of the Los Angeles Times, was a reporter in the Middle East from 1995 to 1998.