The Skeletons in Ahmadinejad's ClosetHow Iran's president once prepared young soldiers for martyrdom.
When Congress Makes You SwearWhy didn't Alberto Gonzales have to take an oath at the NSA hearings?
How Iraq Is Not Like Amazon.comRumsfeld's failed attempt to run the Pentagon on the new-economy model.
Is Michael Crichton Right?The New Republic examines the author's "hectoring contrarianism."
Amen, Canada! The Canadian Supreme Court, unlike the United States’ Supreme Court, understands that sectarian prayer is sectarian.
Stop Vilifying Almonds Yes, they use up a lot of water in drought-afflicted California. But the story gets a lot more complicated from there.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Chad Lorenz talks about running the home page, writing headlines, and his favorite picks from the magazine this week.
Golden Status The Warriors are the best team since Jordan’s Bulls. Why aren’t they respected as such?