13-year-old torture victim denied U.S. visa

by David M. Bresnahan -- It is big news in Russia, but the media in the U.S. have all but ignored an apparent effort by the Clinton administration to prevent a 13-year-old Russian more…

Secret operation in Costa Rica

by David M. Bresnahan -- A shipment of Humvees and other military equipment was sent in error from the U.S. directly into Costa Rica, inadvertently exposing the existence of a secret operation there, more…

Army releases 'slave' soldier

by David M. Bresnahan -- A soldier with 20 years service who claimed he was a "slave" of the U.S. Army due to its new "indefinite re-enlistment" policy will soon be "free at more…

Gun-rights organizations at odds

by David M. Bresnahan -- In what could be called a classic case of "idealists versus realists," two of the nation's leading gun-rights organizations are at odds with each other over how best more…

First the Boy Scouts, then your church

by David M. Bresnahan -- The state of New Jersey tried to force the Boy Scouts of America to run their private organization the way the state demands. Soon the U.S. Supreme Court more…

Costa Rica plane-crash mystery

by David M. Bresnahan -- A multinational group of intelligence and military operatives are preparing men and supplies in the area of Liberia, Costa Rica for a possible operation in Panama, according to more…

Waco children lawsuit accelerates

by David M. Bresnahan -- The Department of Defense has been asked to declassify thousands of secret military documents in anticipation of testimony by Attorney General Janet Reno, and possibly even President Clinton more…

Clinton calls GOP leader 'gay basher'

by David M. Bresnahan -- Speaking to a group of trial lawyers at a $25,000-a-head Dallas, Texas fund-raising speech, President Clinton called Republican National Committee chairman Jim Nicholson a "gay basher" and criticized more…

Disbarment decided by Clinton cronies

by David M. Bresnahan -- A full 17 months after the initial complaint was filed, a notice of pending disbarment was delivered to President Bill Clinton yesterday -- the first time such action more…

Soldier slavery in U.S. Army?

by David M. Bresnahan -- Although the U.S. Army's recently introduced program of "indefinite re-enlistment" is touted as a means of improving the service's highly-publicized lagging retention rates, at least one soldier says more…