BOOK REVIEW: Mean Genes: From Sex to Money to Food, Taming Our Primal Instincts. By Terry Burnham and Jay Phelan. (New York: Perseus Book Group, 2000. 224 pp. $24.00; $13.00, paper.)
Question: Is it moral to be homosexual? and what is Objectivism's view of homosexuality?
President George W. Bush's detractors frequently allege that he has only a dim grasp of the subtleties of foreign affairs. So, when he stated (on April 26) that the United States would do "whatever it took to help Taiwan defend herself" in case of an armed attack by Mainland China, his critics launched.
May 2001 -- Last September, then-candidate George W. Bush promised "an orderly and timely withdrawal" of American ground forces from the Balkans. By contrast, defenders of the Clinton Balkan policy maintain that the United States must keep forces on the ground to demonstrate leadership. The administration's choice thus takes on a more-than-ordinary significance because the decision will constitute either an implicit criticism or an implicit endorsement of the way the Clinton administration conducted foreign policy.


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