No shock, no awe:It never happened

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – When U.S. bombs first pounded Baghdad, Fox News and other TV media breathlessly declared that the Pentagon's promised "shock and awe" campaign was "under way." In more…

The folly of 'liberating' Muslims

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – President Bush insists we are "liberating" Iraq, but someone forgot to tell the Iraqi people. As liberators last week tossed food and water to hungry Iraqis more…

Al-Qaida to use anti-war rallies as cover?

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – Al-Qaida operatives may mix in with anti-war demonstrators here and in other major cities to secretly monitor security procedures around landmarks and buildings, the FBI warns. more…

U.S. brass backpedal
from early war goals

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON -- Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld is blaming media military "analysts" for creating an impression in the public mind that U.S. forces would topple Saddam Hussein's regime quickly. more…

The case of the 'funky' passport

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON -- Homeland security officials cite several discrepancies in the story of an Indian-Canadian woman who claims she suffered "abuse" and "discrimination" at the hands of immigration inspectors more…

Pakistanis flee U.S.
ahead of deadline

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON -- Pakistani nationals are leaving the U.S. in large numbers to avoid tomorrow's deadline to register with immigration authorities, U.S. Homeland Security officials say. Canadian immigration officials more…

Revealed: Secret
sniper stake-out

by Paul Sperry -- ROCKVILLE, Md. – Montgomery County Police Chief Charles Moose secretly dispatched a team of undercover officers to stake out the home of alleged sniper John Allen Muhammad's ex-wife more…

Could Iraq war sink
American economy?

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – U.S. forces have nearly taken Baghdad, but the vengeful Saddam Hussein blows up his oil wells and hits Tel Aviv with scud missiles, drawing Israel and, more…