By Frank Smyth, May 23, 2013, The Nation
These three presidents have stories that are tightly interwoven. Much like the threads of an olive green military dress uniform, pulling too hard, now, at any one loose string, could start unraveling the fabric to eventually bare what lies beneath.
By Frank Smyth, March 23, 2013, The Progressive
Here’s why the NRA is dead wrong about gun control causing genocide. But at least they agree with human rights groups about the horrors of the military dictatorship in Guatemala. What does America’s gun lobby have to do with the question of genocide in Guatemala?
By Webmaster, September 26, 2010, Colleagues´ Corner
Dufka, now a Human Rights Watch senior researcher, was an award-winning photojournalist for the Reuters news agency, covering conflicts in Central America, Europe and Africa.
By Frank Smyth, May 20, 1999, IntellectualCapital.com
President Clinton was morally disgraced at home only to become a moral crusader abroad four months after being impeached. His newly discovered moralism, however, began to emerge two months after the Drudge Report broke the Lewinsky liaison. Who expected such a turnaround from Bill Clinton? Even more surprising…
By Frank Smyth, April 1, 1999, Salon.com
As the Clinton administration escalates NATO’s bombing of Yugoslavia to a level not seen in the Balkans since World War II, the worst humanitarian disaster in Europe since that war is likewise emerging, as Yugoslavia’s Serbian troops attack ethnic Albanians…
By Frank Smyth, November 3, 1996, Jane's Intelligence Review
Military history will record the Interahamwe and allied Rwandan soldiers uniquely. Back in April 1994, they achieved a dramatic tactical success, while failing…
By Frank Smyth, August 30, 1996, Fort Worth Star-Telegram
NYAMIAGABE, Rwanda – Sights, sounds and even the smell of violence frequently remain etched in memory long after they have occurred. The stench of rotting cadavers will stay with you a good while after you’ve…