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The Trust Spiral

Restoring faith in the media

Dear Prudence

A life of exuberance and eccentricity

Who’s Afraid of Alice Munro?

A long-awaited biography gives the facts, but not the mystery, behind this writer’s genius

Michelle Shephard

Michelle Shephard is the national security correspondent for The Toronto Star and author of Decade of Fear: Reporting from Terrorism’s Grey Zone (Douglas and McIntyre, 2011) and Guantanamo’s Child: The Untold Story of Omar Khadr (Wiley, 2008).

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The World Turns

Facing the threat of terrorism, countries of all kinds take a walk on the dark side December 2011
They were the two words that came to signify much of the decade—and the debate about the decade—that followed. The “dark side” was where former U.S. vice-president Dick Cheney famously described we were headed after the September 11, 2001, attacks jolted the world. “We also have to work, though, sort of the dark side, if you will,” Cheney mused to host Tim Russert on NBC’s Meet the