December 2010

Just Wrong

I say this with all due respect for his service above and beyondthe call of duty to this country: I am deeply disappointed in the senior United States Senator from Arizona, John McCain.

For the John McCain who served his country with distinction in … Read More

Do You Publish?

“An organization has obtained secret documents. They are newsworthy, but they could be damaging as well, to national interests and individuals.

“Do you publish?” That was the opening to a Wall Street Journal article (Nov. 29) discussing the question placed before several major news organizations, … Read More


When should secrets be exposed?  When should they be kept secret and who decides?

Those are the ethical questions involved in the recent disclosure of 251,287 confidential U.S. embassy cables – daily reports – intended for senior officials at the State Department by the self-styled, … Read More