In Harper’s Eleven (Cover, March 13), John Geddes writes that Stephen Harper’s admirers say “polls showing Canadians weren’t really outraged by the [David] Emerson defection vindicate Harper’s instinct to largely ignore the media frenzy.”
HIS DAD MADE GHOSTBUSTERS. THE ‘TERMINATOR' IS A FAMILY FRIEND. HE’S FED UP WITH LIBERAL HOLLYWOOD, DEEMS CRASH OVERRATED, AND HAS FOUND A HERO IN BIG TOBACCO. MEET THE CANADIAN WHO WANTS TO DO FOR MOVIES WHAT JON STEWART DID FOR TV.By Brian D. Johnson9 min
Francis Fukuyama used to be one of America’s leading neo-conservative thinkers, a friend and protege of one of the chief architects of the Bush Doctrine, former U.S. deputy secretary of defense Paul Wolfowitz. His 1989 essay, “The End of History?” argued that history is inexorably moving toward the triumph of the Western model of democracy and free markets.By FRANCIS FUKUYAMA8 min
Fresh from debating pop star Paul McCartney on the seal hunt, the Newfoundland premier received a challenge from the International Fund for Animal Welfare to yet another televised debate. Meanwhile, he turned his attention to less glamorous affairs: shuffling his cabinet.
The Islamabad house arrest of IMRAN KHAN, the playboy cricketer-cum-political-maverick, has backfired. He was detained in advance of a planned protest against visiting U.S. President George Bush, but the move by Pakistan’s leader, Gen. Pervez Musharraf, has given some legitimacy to the tiny opposition party Khan founded.
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