Dark rumors from Russia

by J.R. Nyquist -- An American businessman in Moscow, the managing director of Matrix Technologies, recently described conditions in the Russian capital. He said the city is heavily patrolled by police and more…

America's enemies and how to fight them

by J.R. Nyquist -- Chairman Mao, the founder of the People's Republic of China, once asked, "Who are our enemies, and who are our friends?" In every age, in every nation, this more…

Origins of the nuclear stalemate

by J.R. Nyquist -- By the end of World War II the United States had become the greatest military power of all time. Not only did we have a monopoly on nuclear more…

The Russian art of war

by J.R. Nyquist -- For years, we have heard that the Russian Army is a backward, ill-equipped, rag-tag force. But Col. General Anatoly Sitnov paints a different picture. At a Tuesday press more…

Clinton's sympathy for Marxist terrorists

by J.R. Nyquist -- Between 1974 and 1985 the FALN (Puerto Rican Armed Forces of National Liberation) organized 120 terrorist bombings in the United States. Many Americans were killed in those bombings, more…

Behind the turmoil in Russia

by J.R. Nyquist -- According to a Moscow Times editorial, the Kremlin has destroyed evidence at explosion sites where nearly 300 Russians have been killed in recent terrorist bombings. In one instance, more…

How big institutions can fail

by J.R. Nyquist -- Today we live in the era of big government and big business. We confront the fact of gigantism in our most important institutions. Our media organizations are huge more…

The case of the KGB librarian

by J.R. Nyquist -- A KGB archivist named Vasili Mitrokhin defected to Britain in 1992. The British helped him smuggle six trunks full of notes out of Russia. These notes detail KGB more…

Socialism's Trojan horse

by J.R. Nyquist -- More than 20 years ago, when I was a freshman in college, I met some people who were involved in something called "The Alliance for Survival." They were more…

Russia's linguistic deception

by J.R. Nyquist -- Shortly after the Korean War broke out, Soviet dictator Josef Stalin published a curious little essay. It was not about the war that was being fought in the more…