Table of Contents: Nov. 24, 2003

10 QUESTIONS: Former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin explains why deficits are so noxious 8


NOTEBOOK: Will a lack of Iraqi fertilizer fuel rebellion?; Senate slumber party; the FDA may crack down on filling prescriptions in Canada; Saudi Arabia vs. al-Qaeda; older Japanese women buy dolls; why do young men shun TV? 17


IN THE ARENA: Joe Klein says the military needs a peacekeeping branch 25


CAN ANYONE CATCH DEAN? As the front runner for the Democratic nomination scores union endorsements, the other candidates scramble to find a way to make up lost ground 28

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