Is Russia protecting Iraq?

by Toby Westerman -- The same day President George W. Bush demanded that Iraq readmit United Nations weapons inspectors, Russian and Iraqi officials were meeting in Moscow seeking ways to strengthen relations more…

Russia closes city to foreigners

by Toby Westerman -- Despite its claims to be joining the community of democratic nations, Russia is showing signs of reviving the Cold War-era concept of the "closed city" – an urban more…

NATO-Moscow merger?

by Toby Westerman -- NATO Secretary General Lord George Robertson proposes to abandon the "arrogant position" of denying Russia equality in the organization's decision process, as the alliance continues to develop closer more…

Moscow attacks Helms

by Toby Westerman -- Official Russian sources claim U.S. Sen. Jesse Helms, R-N.C., driven by “hatred” of the Belarus government, is calling for “the virtual overthrow of the current regime in Belarus.” more…

Afghanistan – Kosovo all over again?

by Toby Westerman -- Even as bombs still fall in Central Asia, various governments, factions and the U.N. are feverishly seeking a generally accepted formula for the establishment of a new Afghan more…

Race for Afghanistan

by Toby Westerman -- United Nations Special Envoy for Afghanistan Francesc Vendrell has declared that "we must proceed quickly" to establish a provisional government in that war-ravaged nation. An extraordinary conference is more…

Moscow supporting terrorism?

by Toby Westerman -- Despite assurances from Russian President Vladimir Putin that Russia and the United States can be "not only partners, but also friends," and that “Russia has made its historical more…

Taliban fights on

by Toby Westerman -- Charges of betrayal and pledges of revenge are accompanying the celebrations over the fall of Kabul to Northern Alliance forces, with fresh terrorist threats issued against the United more…

Bush's 'soul reading' irks priest

by Toby Westerman -- A long-time confidant of late geopolitical author Malachi Martin and early organizer of the U.S. pro-life movement, Father Charles Fiore, is highly skeptical of recent claims that President more…

Bin Laden using U.S. radio broadcasts?

by Toby Westerman -- Terrorists most likely are using U.S. radio broadcasts to communicate with one another, a former intelligence officer for the Lebanese army told WorldNetDaily. Although now living in the more…