THE WEEK Index
Barack Obama and Dick Cheney's face-off on national security tops this week's Index, followed by Israel's stance on the peace process; Kris Allen's surprising American Idol win takes the Fifth Column.
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What was Volkswagen thinking?
National parks gun law takes effect