Chronicles Magazine November 2013

  • Cultural Revolutions

    Nidal Hasan's Rivival

    When Nidal Hasan arrived at the Fort Leavenworth military prison in Kansas after receiving his death sentence on August 28, he was wearing an Islamic beard. The Koran is sketchy on the exact requirements for facial hair, but many imams, past...

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  • Polemics & Exchanges

    Reason and War

    Unlike most reviewers, he concentrates (at least this time) on the plot, theme, historicity, characters, and atmosphere, instead of the usual pointless ramblings about the previous work and personal history of the director, or technical trivia...

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