ChroniclesrnNew Words for Oldrn^UALITKrnChroniclesrnA M A G A Z I N E OF A M E R I C A N C U L T U R ErnPERSPECTIVErnLost in Translationrnby Thomas FlemingrnThe art of reality.rn10rnMind Your Language!rnby James O. TaternA sea of ruined words.rnVIEWSrnManners, Morals, Languagernby Chilton Williamson, Jr.rnForsaking the Beau-Ideal.rnA Trip to Smart-Mouth CollegernbyAaronD. WolfrnThe loss of sacred words.rnNEWSrnRiots in the Suburbsrnby Claude PolinrnThe programmed suicide of France.rn14rn17rn20rn22rnREVIEWSrnSeasoned Travels 26rnby Catharine Savage BrosmanrnChilton Williamson, Jr.; The Hundredth Meridian:rnSeasons and Travels in the New Old WestrnJames Vogel on Neo-CONNED! Just War 28rnPrinciples: A Condemnation of the Iraq War and Neo-rnCONNED.’ Again: Hypocrisy, Lawlessness, and the Rapernof Iraq, D. Liam O’Huallachain and J. Forrest Sharpe,rneds. ••• Thomas Fleming on Paul Belien’s A Throne inrnBrussels: Britain, the Saxe-Coburgs and the Belgianisationrnof Europe • • Wayne Allensworth on Paul Sperry’srnInfiltration: How Muslim Spies and Subversives HavernPenetrated Washington ••• H.A. Scott Trask onrnEthan S. Rafuse’s McClellan’s War: The Failure ofrnModeration in the Struggle for the Union •••rnCORRESPONDENCErnLetter From Barcelona: The Mulberry Graveyardrnby Brian KirkpatrickrnLetter From Russia: Retum to Manor Farmrnby Andrei Navrozovrn38rnLetter From Geneva: How Cosmopolitan CanrnOne Become? by Curtis CaternVITAL SICiNSrnLANGUAGE: Totally Awesomernby Nicole KooistrarnEDUCATION: The Real Crisis of Higher Educationrnby Clay ReynoldsrnCOLUMNSrnTHE BARE BODKINrnby Joseph SobranrnBREAKING GLASSrnby Philip JenkinsrnTHE ROCKFORD FILESrnby Scott P. RichertrnTHE AMERICAN INTERESTrnby Srdja TrifkovicrnIN THE DARKrnSyrianarnby George McCartneyrnDEPARTMENTSrn40rn45rn46rn13rn35rn36rn43rn49rnPOLEMICS & EXCHANGESrnAMERICAN PROSCENIUMrnCULTURAL REVOLUTIONSrnPOETRYrnThe American Calendar by Robert BeumrnON THE COVERrn12rn39 Cover and inside illustrations by Melanie Anderson.rnAddihonal inside illustrahons by Elizabeth WolfrnFEBRUARY 2006/3rnrnrn