‘Assertive restraint’ needed to deal with Iran

The specter of a showdown with Iran over that country’s pursuit of nuclear weapons is a crisis of Iran’s own making. The nation has sought trouble, you might say, and at times is practically daring the world to do something about it. This country is too much like North Korea, and that is by no […]

Congress all too willing to give NSA a free pass

Freedom Newspapers Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania says he has negotiated a deal with the White House to support a bill that would submit the administration’s controversial no-warrant National Security Agency surveillance to a court for constitutional review. It’s hardly clear that this is a healthy step toward greater respect for American […]