Some new world order

by Richard Grenier -- If I had been near the battle lines when the Arab states launched their surprise attack on Israel in 1967, it would no doubt have left an indelible more…

'Gladiator' and the fall of Rome

by Richard Grenier -- I knew they couldn't stay away for long. Some decades back, some of the biggest moneymakers in Hollywood history were lifted straight (or almost) from the most glorious more…

Playing the game

by Richard Grenier -- When the Korean War broke out, and all those North Korean infantry divisions came pouring over the border just north of Seoul, I had the good fortune of more…

Rules of engagement

by Richard Grenier -- I thought I'd never get over it. Here I'd just gotten out of the Navy, and in the armed services people were still dying for their country every more…

Holding hands with Fidel

by Richard Grenier -- To tell the truth, I have a suspicion about Janet Reno: that she has a secret ambition to be known throughout the world as the person who brought more…

Elian for right or wrong

by Richard Grenier -- When do the inhumanities of a regime mount so high that they cancel out loyalty to one's country -- particularly, for example, the obligation to carry out orders more…

Hollywood lives, more or less

by Richard Grenier -- During all the years I lived abroad, I continued to think carelessly of Hollywood as a place not necessarily patriotic, but comfortably well disposed to things American. The more…