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Magazine article Newsweek International

The Mail

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'Exit the King'

Steve Jobs has served his country well and enhanced people's lives around the world, showing the wonder of creativity and the power of an unceasingly inquiring mind. He embodies the spirit of entrepreneurship, and, at the peak of his powers, has shown grace in the face of great adversity. Phil Corsello Denver, Colorado

I'd be far more impressed with Steve Jobs if Apple actually made its products in the U.S. instead of China. Then he'd really live up to his name. John Schuller McDonough, Georgia

'We're All Cheneyites Now'

Zev Chafets's fawning review of Dick Cheney's new autobiography conveniently omits Cheney's endorsement, indeed crafting, of U.S. torture policy. It is this gross violation of international law and American ideals that will be Cheney's real legacy. Thomas Huckin Salt Lake City, Utah

We are not all Cheneyites now. Cheney helped start two wars against countries that didn't provoke us. He enriched himself through Halliburton. He shot his friend because of his ineptitude with guns, and he's responsible for the deaths of many soldiers and thousands of civilians. To me, he is a bigger enemy of this country than Osama bin Laden ever thought of being. Jeff Trask Dennisport, Massachusetts

Crediting Bush and Cheney's botched invasion of Iraq with causing the Arab Spring's toppling of dictators in the Middle East is like saying a downtown arsonist is responsible for urban renewal. BernaDeane Blackburn Worley, Idaho

'The City: Beijing'

Ai Weiwei's essay on Beijing touched a deep relevancy in me. …

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