Americans Don’t Die!nb- Roger D. McGrathnCasualties, from republic to empire.nChroniclesnA MAGAZINE OF AMERICAN CULTUREnPERSPECTIVEnPortraitsnb’ George GarrettnSome notes on the poetry of growing old.nThe Last Adieunby George McCartneynA wake for the living.nA Dirge for the Livingnb- Hugh Barbour, O.Praem.nIHIappih’ ever after?nTed’s Timor Mortisnby Thomas FlemingnStumbling past the half-truths.nVIEWS VITAL SIGNSnNEWSnTethering the Hegemonnb- Ted Galen Carpenternrhe transariantic divide on the use of force.nREVIEWSnAn American Patrician 28nb Chilton Williamson, Jr.nJohn I ,ukacs: George Kennan: A Study of CharacternJames O. Tate on Clyde N. Wilson’s Defending 31nDixie: Essays in Southern History and Culture ••nDavid Middleton on William Baer’s Writing MetricalnPoetry -•• Fr. Michael P. Orsi on Debby Applegate’snThe Most Famous Man in America: The Biography ofnHenPi’ Ward Beecher •• Andrea Kirk Assaf onnKevin Seamus Hasson’s The Right To Be WrongnCORRESPONDENCEnLetter From Serbia: Serbia in Our Own Imagenb’Andrea CrandallnLetter From Quebec: Talking About Culturenb- Sean ScallonnLetter From Texas: Well Into Spring,nEven With Snow b’ Wavne Allensworthn14n17n19n22n24n40n41n41nCONSERVATISM: The Enigmatic Professor Strauss, Part I 47nby Claude Polinn10nFOREIGN POLICY: Kosovo and Its Impact onnU.S. Foreign Policy by Joseph E. FallonnTHE BARE BODKINnby Joseph SobrannHERESIESnbyAaronD. WolfnTHE ROCKFORD FILESnby Scott P. RichertnEUROPEAN DIARYnby Andrei NavrozovnTHE AMERICAN INTERESTnby Srdja TrifkovicnIN THE DARKnThe Hoaxnby George McCartneynTHE HUNDRI.D TH MERIDIANnby Chilton Williamson, Jr.nCOLUMNSnDEPARTMENTSnPOLEMICS & EXCHANGESnAMERICAN PROSCENIUMnCULTURAL REVOLUTIONSnPOETRYnCoffee Shop Impersonal andnPraying Hands by Wilmer MillsnON THE COVERnCover and inside illustrations by Melanie Anderson.nnn51n13n36n38n43n45n54n56n4n6n7nJULY 2007/3n