Islam Karimov: Uzbeki Dictator, U.S. Ally

Winter 2005 Nonviolent Activist, World War 4 Report "He may be a son of a bitch," a U.S. president is said to have commented about one brutal dictator or another, "but he's our son of a bitch." The fact that on the worldwide web the line is attributed to no fewer than five presidents, from … Continue reading Islam Karimov: Uzbeki Dictator, U.S. Ally

Terrorism Begins At Home

May 12, 2004 Topeka Capital-Journal, KS; Garden City Telegram, KS; Chanute Tribune, KS. Distributed by Minuteman Media.   At the 9/11 Commission there was a great deal of finger pointing over who is at fault for the worst acts of terrorism on American soil in history. Richard Clarke, former White House counter-terrorism chief, took center stage … Continue reading Terrorism Begins At Home

Bolivia: An Early Goodbye for President Mesa?

February 13, 2004 Center for International Policy In November 2002, Bolivian President Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada, a pro-business, pro-U.S. figure known by his nickname “Goni,” paid a visit to the White House. The two presidents discussed Bolivia’s U.S.-supported program of military and police-led eradication of coca, the plant used to make cocaine. Goni was worried … Continue reading Bolivia: An Early Goodbye for President Mesa?