Chavez’s politics invite scrutiny, spur reaction

October 3, 2006 • 0
In September, a Latin American head of state made his way to the United Nations General Assembly to deliver a keynote address. Exuding machismo, he berated the existing global order and blamed the world’s woes on America. Much was made of the “universal desire for peace” and the “hegemony” of Western nations, particularly that of »

Wiretap case spotlighted blame-game hypocrisy

September 6, 2006 • 0
It was the summer of many discontents. It began with the Hamdan ruling, an angry Supreme Court attacking the president’s interpretation of separation of powers in times of war. Then there was Hezbollah, an angry terrorist outfit that decided to vent its feelings by launching 3,300 Katyushas into northern Israel. And of course there were »