No need to end run Congress

by Jon Dougherty -- Yesterday WorldNetDaily ran a story about how President Bill Clinton has again misused the powers of the Executive Branch. This time, he has issued an Executive Order mandating more…

When ecology meets economics

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The trouble with the environment as an issue is that its battles, like those over abortion, are fought by people who start from such different fundamental values that more…

NGOs drive global climate agenda

by Henry Lamb -- BONN, Germany -- Of the 1389 registered participants attending the global warming talks in Bonn, more than half have come to lobby the delegates. There are 661 delegates more…

Victory in Kosovo? Now what?

by David Limbaugh -- Let's assume that in the next few days the Kosovo peace negotiations ripen into a settlement and hostilities cease. Where does that leave us? Already, pundits are proclaiming more…

China's backdoor computer deal

by Charles Smith -- In 1996, American computer maker Sun Computer Corp. exported a supercomputer directly to the Chinese army -- or did it? According to the Cox Report, the Chinese Ministry more…

Internet folklore

by Joseph Farah -- I've always been fascinated with urban myths and folklore -- those timeless and fascinating tall tales that have little or no factual basis, but sound wholly plausible. The more…

Echelon revisited

by Geoff Metcalf -- Last year (April 20, 1998) I wrote a column called Big Brother's watching. I introduced readers to "Echelon," a top-secret U.S. global electronic surveillance program, which is kind more…

The Clinton-Cohen indictment

by -NO AUTHOR- -- THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL TRIBUNAL FOR THE UNITED STATES THE PROSECUTOR OF THE TRIBUNAL AGAINST WILLIAM JEFFERSON CLINTON AND WILLIAM COHEN INDICTMENT* Charging CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY and VIOLATIONS OF more…

Shades of Vietnam

by Jon Dougherty -- A confidential source told me late last week that after the decade-long military debacle known as Vietnam, senior officers and Pentagon personnel may have "unofficially" agreed with civilian more…

Disagreements stall warming talks

by Henry Lamb -- BONN, GERMANY - The Kyoto Protocol, launched amid champagne and celebration in 1997, may have struck an iceberg before it ever left port. Cracks in the hull of more…