“It is unprecedented for us to focus so much energy and attention on a single story, and to ask our readers to do the same. We would not do so were we not convinced that what follows is one of the most clear-eyed, powerful and human explanations of what has gone wrong in this region that you will ever read.” The NYT Magazine dedicates an entire issue to the story of how things have gone so wrong since the invasion of Iraq: Fractured Lands: How The Arab World Came Apart.