The World and I

World and I is an encyclopedic journal that includes world news; developments in science, the arts and philosophy; book reviews; and photo essays. Since it was founded in 1986, it is printed monthly. The journal is published by Washington Times Corp.Subjects for World and I include science; literature and literary reviews; food and cooking; art; travel and tourism; politics; philosophy; music and musical instruments; drama and theatre. The editor is Steve Osmond.

Articles from Vol. 23, No. 5, May

Arab Culture and Muslim Stereotypes
As a professor of anthropology, I often begin my college lectures on Islamic culture by asking students to write three adjectives to describe Arabs. Most responses include the word terrorists, an association they see and hear in the media. News stories,...
Do We Have the Will? Taking the Fuel out of Terrorism
America's national security endeavors absorb billions of dollars to deploy weapons systems and personnel which defend against a variety of threats, the most enduring of which is often described as the Long War or the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT)....
Dropped after College: Pets Forgotten and Abandoned
School Breaks and Graduation Means Some Pets Left Behind Sharon Liveten was sitting at a sidewalk cafe with some friends when she saw a woman walking a Brittany Spaniel, one of her favorite breed of dogs. "I had four Brittanys at home, so we struck...
Francis Parkman: Glimpses of a New World
In 1892, just one year before his death, the Boston historian Francis Parkman (1823-1893) put down his pen. Parkman had fulfilled his life's ambition to tell the story of the American forest which he loved more than anything, and to chronicle the...
Introduction
One month after elections in Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe's ruling government refuses to release or recognize the results. Independent observers believe that the opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai won the right to be Zimbabwe's next president. But Zimbabweans...
The Faroe Islands: An Ancient Nordic and Atlantic Nation
Denmark is only one part of the Danish Kingdom. The two other very unequal parts are the great ice-covered land mass of Greenland (50 times larger than Denmark proper) and the tiny, rugged Faroe Islands in the North Atlantic. Both Greenland and the...