'Wasp Network' stung in Miami

by Toby Westerman -- The exposure and ongoing trial of a Cuban spy ring has revealed the largest espionage cell in the U.S. since the collapse of the Soviet Union, yet most more…

Iraq -- the Mideast wild card

by Toby Westerman -- Editor's note: WND's multi-lingual reporter Toby Westerman specializes in monitoring global shortwave broadcasts and reading foreign-language news journals for information not readily available from the domestic press. Each more…

Moscow relishes 'deeper integration' of neighbors

by Toby Westerman -- The post-Soviet republics have Moscow as their only dependable political ally and "have no alternative but to deepen integration" with Russia, according to the Voice of Russia World more…

Moscow OK 'whatever the outcome'

by Toby Westerman -- In sharp contrast to statements made two days earlier, Moscow is now expressing confidence that "whatever the outcome" of the U.S. presidential elections, U.S. foreign policy "will follow more…

Moscow chides Bush, Gore for vague policies

by Toby Westerman -- Moscow is criticizing both major U.S. presidential candidates, saying that neither Texas Gov. George W. Bush nor Vice President Al Gore has addressed their approach to U.S.-Russian relations more…

Moscow condemns Kosovo vote

by Toby Westerman -- Moscow has condemned the upcoming elections in Kosovo as "a travesty, ... another move to tear Kosovo from Yugoslavia," according to official Russian sources. The Voice of Russia more…

Edmond Pope trial begins tomorrow

by Toby Westerman -- The Moscow trial of imprisoned American Edmond Pope, scheduled to begin tomorrow, is set against a backdrop of Russian inflexibility on the charges, the deteriorating health of the more…

American still languishes in Russian prison

by Toby Westerman -- Moscow has declared that continuing attempts to free imprisoned American citizen Edmond Pope from a Moscow prison are "measures which can only worsen ... [U.S.] relations with Moscow," more…

Soviet Union comeback?

by Toby Westerman -- Moscow is forming a "new international economic organization" comprising most of the land mass of the former Soviet Union, and those states joining Moscow will engage in "cooperation more…

Ukraine tilts toward Moscow

by Toby Westerman -- Editor's note: WND's multi-lingual reporter Toby Westerman specializes in monitoring global shortwave broadcasts and reading foreign-language news journals for information not readily available from the domestic press. Each more…