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October 24, 2008

Palin misses chance to be old-fashioned leader

TORONTO, Canada, October 24, 2008. In the hills of rural Tuscany, the graceful cypresses line the top of the ridge against the sunlight. As darkness…
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October 23, 2008

Ammar Al Hakim’s Iraq

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- He is vice president of the Supreme Islamic Iraqi Council, the largest Shiite group in the Iraqi Parliament.…
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October 8, 2008

Unmoved, Unconvinced, Unnecessary

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- I watched the second presidential debate in the residence of a Western ambassador yesterday. I had set up…
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September 26, 2008

Australian Milestone

SYDNEY, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Australians pride themselves on being independent, fair-minded, rugged and tough. Former Attorney General Philip Ruddock celebrated 35 years in Parliament…
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September 16, 2008

Helen Clark plays her hand

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- I met New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark in 2005 on an official visit to Germany. We had…
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September 12, 2008

Eight Hours with George Clooney

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Sept. 12 (UPI) — He was born in Lexington, Ky, and is one of the world’s great leading men. He won an…
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August 31, 2008

Scenes from US Politics

DENVER, August 31 (UPI) -- It has been four years since I filed my first articles for UPI. "Come to Boston and write for us,"…
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August 19, 2008

Lost Lessons of the Cold War

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Once the West stood tall against the great Bear. NATO vs. the Warsaw Pact. More than 1 million…
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August 6, 2008

What European insiders think

BUDAPEST, Hungary, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- It has been two weeks since Sen. Barack Obama's visit to Germany, France and the United Kingdom. The senator…
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