Issue 9

Middle East expert Reza Aslan headlines our combined November/December issue, in which he talks about the experiences of Muslims in America -- and of Americans with Islam. This issue also includes Christopher Hitchens providing a behind-the-scenes look at Iran, Iraq, and North Korea; James Forcier and Gary Schlossberg on the reasons for the economic collapse, and what to do next; Ananya Roy critiques global poverty alleviation plans; a panel discussion on California's budget crisis; Haynes Johnson and Dan Balz dissect the 2008 election; Greg Dalton on wind energy; George Shultz and John Shoven offer ideas for health-care reform; Dr. Gloria Duffy on nuclear treaties; complete Commonwealth Club program listings; and more.