'Web bug' infects Word users

by Charles Smith -- Big Brother is here and is already watching you, according to the University of Denver's Privacy Center, which warned in a recent advisory that Microsoft Word can be more…

Iran missile test warning to Clinton

by Charles Smith -- Iran's test-firing of a missile capable of striking Israel or Saudi Arabia with a nuclear bomb should be sufficient warning to President Clinton not to deplete the nation's more…

Chinese navy visits U.S. base

by Charles Smith -- Two warships from the People's Republic of China recently made a port visit to the U.S. Naval Station in Everett, Wash., as part of a goodwill cruise to more…

Red money inside American politics

by Charles Smith -- There is one golden rule to politics: the one who has the gold makes the rules. And China seems to be a major source of cash for the more…

Chinese observers aboard Kursk?

by Charles Smith -- Amid rumors that Chinese navy officers were on the sunken Russian submarine Kursk, the relationship between China and Russia continues to be one dominated by advanced weapons. "Reports more…

Chinese army supplying Asia with narcotics

by Charles Smith -- The People's Liberation Army is a major supplier of illegal narcotics in Asia, according to a newly released Congressional report. "The Chinese army supplied chemicals to a known more…

U.S. shares defense data with China

by Charles Smith -- While newly released documents show that the U.S. Defense Department has resumed military-to-military exchanges with the Chinese army, congressional sources are concerned that the new Pentagon program with more…

Al Gore's Red China policy

by Charles Smith -- In 1993 Al Gore was charged by a presidential directive to oversee U.S. secure communications and encryption export policy. The vice president is documented as running the high-tech more…

U.S. firms invest in African oil war

by Charles Smith -- Amid accusations that it is supporting an oil war in Sudan, BP Amoco announced it plans to sign a pact with China's largest oil producer for more Western more…

Russian navy still has that nuclear punch

by Charles Smith -- Russia has increasingly relied upon its navy. For most of the past decade, the primary role of the Russian navy was to protect the "home waters" where its more…