'Neighbor will start
attacking neighbor'

by Toby Westerman -- "There is now a risk that neighbor will start attacking neighbor" in the small but strategically located Balkan nation of Macedonia, a top European Union official has warned, more…

Castro glorifies Cuban spies

by Toby Westerman -- Officials of the communist government of Cuba are singing the praises of the five recently convicted Wasp Network spies, saying the convicts have "personal dignity" and "revolutionary values," more…

Naval officer warns of attack

by Toby Westerman -- The United States is vulnerable to an attack against its nuclear submarine and aircraft carrier bases, due to lax measures adopted since the collapse of the Soviet Union, more…

Bush faces growing
Russian challenge

by Toby Westerman -- As a precursor to his meeting with President George W. Bush tomorrow, Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed resolute plans for strengthening ties with communist China and several more…

Macedonians denied
means of self-defense

by Toby Westerman -- As rebel ethnic Albanian forces close to within mortar range of Skopje, the capital of Macedonia, panicked citizens seeking the means to protect themselves are running up against more…

Moscow warns FBI over Hanssen

by Toby Westerman -- Official Russian sources claim the arrest of suspected spy Robert Hanssen is an attempt by "Washington [to] mend the FBI's image" and "make people forget [the agency's] failures." more…

Expert: Foreign spies serious threat to U.S.

by Toby Westerman -- A 30-year veteran of the intelligence field says most Americans "almost ignore ... the power of intelligence and counterintelligence" in this country, despite the danger foreign intelligence agents more…

Media ignore Cuban espionage

by Toby Westerman -- Despite the presentation of evidence documenting Cuban espionage directed against the U.S. during the six-month Miami Wasp Network spy trial, national reporting on the case remains slim, and more…

Moscow: Jeffords defection a 'warning'

by Toby Westerman -- The defection of Vermont Sen. James Jeffords from the Republican Party "must come as a warning to George Bush" that the president has "just one political path to more…