Hussein Opens His Prison Doors to Trouble
By Frank Smyth, October 25, 2002, Newsday

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein released thousands of political and other prisoners from jails across his country last Sunday, including from the notorious Abu Ghraib prison west of Baghdad. The broad amnesty was no doubt welcomed by many Iraqi families whose…

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OK, It’s a Smoking Gun, but for Whom?
By Frank Smyth, December 14, 2001, Newsday

YESTERDAY, the Bush administration finally released the homemade movie that officials say U.S. military forces discovered in a house in Jalalabad, Afghanistan. If one believes the tape is real, as I do, it implicates Osama bin Laden in planning the Sept. 11 attacks.

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Our Missiles Won’t Crush This Terrorist
By Frank Smyth, August 23, 1998, Newsday

At least one suspect in the two U.S. embassy bombings on Aug. 7 has reportedly implicated a wealthy Saudi, Osama bin Laden. Finally U.S. prosecutors might now have a chance to indict bin Laden, who was linked to but never charged…

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The Changing Face of Power in Africa
By Frank Smyth, May 25, 1997, Newsday

With Laurent Kabila’s successful overthrow of Zairean President Mobutu Sese Seko, American policy makers need to conduct a long-overdue reappraisal of the contours of African politics.

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