PUBLISHER'S LETTER 4
THE WEEK 13
COVER: Punishing Terrorists
Suddenly the U.S. finds itself flexing its muscle against those who would do it harm. Persuaded that Saddam Hussein ordered the assassination of George Bush, Bill Clinton orders a missile attack against the headquarters of Iraqi intelligence in Baghdad. Meanwhile, after a five-month investigation, federal agents bust a Muslim terrorist group as it prepares to devastate New York City.
Espionage: After the cold war, a different role for intelligence agents, who must now combat free-lance terrorists as well as state-sponsored troublemaking
John le Carre: On the new...