Most favored spying nations?

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON -- It's puzzling enough that the Clinton administration, in a break from long-held U.S. policy, recently added ally Taiwan to the FBI's list of hostile spy threats more…

Denny's fat Cat

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON -- All politics really is local, even when it comes to national security. Caterpillar Inc, which calls China a "key" overseas market, can thank House Speaker Dennis more…

China's dirty little secret

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON -- Lost in all the glowing hype over China's "market reforms," "miracle economy" and "vast untapped" consumer base is a darker story -- one that Beijing, the more…

Greenspan: Character witness for Gates?

by Paul Sperry -- Whenever President Clinton needs to close a big money deal, he goes to the bullpen and trots out ace central banker Alan Greenspan, the authority on all things more…

ChiComs ogled top-secret papers

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON -- Security in the State Department has been so lax that Chinese officials in 1994 were able to pore over top-secret documents left out on desks during more…

To Russia with love?

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON -- A senior State Department official whose laptop computer has turned up missing was suspected by the State Department during the Cold War of being a communist more…

Reno's aide in hot seat

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON -- The House Government Reform Committee plans to call the top official steering the Justice Department's Chinagate probe to testify about an FBI memo quoting him as more…

Gore's fear of frying

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON -- He was loaded for bear. But the bear never came. After it was revealed in 1998 that Vice President Al Gore had dialed for dollars from more…

Despite claims, Hillary e-mailed via staff

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON -- A new affidavit filed in U.S. District Court Thursday night asserts that, contrary to her claims, first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton communicated through e-mails via her more…

Clinton's mystery e-mail

by Paul Sperry -- With Congress planning more hearings into the White House's cover-up of a huge gap in subpoenaed e-mail, it's no wonder that the nation's chief executive says he avoids more…