William F. Buckley Jr.'s National Review cover supporting drug legalization has renewed a major economic and cultural debate. Until the early 1990s, the voices to legalize drugs were not in sync. This picture changed when international financier … [Read more...] about Can we afford to give up the drug war?
Selling Syringes: The Swiss Experiment (Drug Legalization)
ZURICH -- As U.S. communities continue to experiment with programs to cut drug addiction and HIV infection spread by drug users, some have cited European experiments with the decriminalization of drug use. But before venturing further in this … [Read more...] about Selling Syringes: The Swiss Experiment (Drug Legalization)
To Fight Foreign Bribery, Try Charity
THE key to the growing problem of bribery in international business may be found in a surprising place: corporate philanthropy. Read the Full Article … [Read more...] about To Fight Foreign Bribery, Try Charity
Don't Be Fooled By Syria's Sheep's Clothing
On Jan. 10, in Geneva, Clinton Administration National Security Adviser Anthony Lake denied vehemently suggestions that the United States will proceed with Secretary of State Warren Christopher's reported plan to remove Syria from the official State … [Read more...] about Don't Be Fooled By Syria's Sheep's Clothing
Don’t Underrate Arafat’s Bank Account
Palestine Liberation Organization leader Yasser Arafat is currently traveling in Europe with an outstretched palm. Mr. Arafat is warning that the peace process in the Middle East will collapse without financial aid from the West. The PLO is asking … [Read more...] about Don’t Underrate Arafat’s Bank Account
Time for a War on Drug Money
AT a televised town meeting in New Jersey during the campaign, and more recently in Detroit, when asked what he would do about the drug problem, Bill Clinton responded that he would go at it by focusing on drug money. The recognition that it is … [Read more...] about Time for a War on Drug Money
Whither Colombia, America?
Money laundering and drug trafficking stretch from the streets to banks to the government. And it costs us. Read the Full Article … [Read more...] about Whither Colombia, America?
The Americas: Colombia Must End Flirtations With Drug Lord
Three years after a bomb destroyed a Colombian plane in flight -- killing all 110 passengers, including two U.S. citizens -- a U.S. attorney in New York has indicted Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar and one of his chief assassins for the murders. … [Read more...] about The Americas: Colombia Must End Flirtations With Drug Lord
The Real B.C.C.I. Agenda: Islam & Clark Clifford: B.C.C.I.Dupe or a ‘Face for Rent’? NYT, July & Aug 1992
WHEN Clark M. Clifford and Robert A. Altman were indicted on criminal charges stemming from their involvement with the Bank of Credit and Commerce International, most of the world's attention was focused on the financial issues. But while B.C.C.I. -- … [Read more...] about The Real B.C.C.I. Agenda: Islam & Clark Clifford: B.C.C.I.Dupe or a ‘Face for Rent’? NYT, July & Aug 1992
With Friends Like Syria…
The Bush Administration's courting of Syria to combat Saddam Hussein in Kuwait is already paying big dividends -- to Damascus. Read the Full Version of this Article … [Read more...] about With Friends Like Syria…