By Frank Smyth, October 18, 2016, franksmyth.com
It makes sense to worry that Donald Trump’s recent comments about the Second Amendment could encourage an assassination attempt against Hillary Clinton. But, as a long-time follower of the gun-rights movement, I think Trump’s words mean something else.
By Frank Smyth, April 23, 2014, franksmyth.com
David Kopel has managed to establish himself as an independent authority on gun policy issues even though he and his Independence Institute have received over $1.42 million including about $175,000 a year over eight years from the NRA.
By Frank Smyth, November 14, 2010, Harvard International Review
More journalists were killed last year than ever before. No doubt the world has become a more dangerous…
By Webmaster, October 1, 2010, franksmyth.com
The latest version of FrankSmyth.com went up in October 2010. The Secret Documents section is taking longer to put up than expected. But it will eventually list documents obtained by Frank in the course of investigating stories and others such as the private, Washington, D.C.-based National Security Archive with full attribution in every case. The documents
By Frank Smyth, October 21, 1993, Covert Action Quarterly
Frank Smyth interviews Greg Walker, an ex-adviser in El Salvador who says that senior U.S. officials covered up the combat role of U.S. advisers and hid a pattern of human rights violations by the Salvadoran army.
By Frank Smyth, April 7, 1990, Boston College Magazine
Original story can be found here. The slaying of six Jesuits was only the most recent reminder that El Salvador is one of the few remaining countries where the price of thought can be death. San Salvador – Several months ago a friend invited me to his sociology class. “Come on,” he said, “we’re going