WORLD: Armed and audacious, Saddam Hussein takes Kuwait -- and no one knows how to stop him
Saddam's move is an unexpected test of whether nations will pay the necessary price to assure peace and stability in the post-cold war world. -- Tough international action is needed to make sanctions against Iraq stick. -- Oil shock? Is another one forthcoming? -- Iraq's dictator seems capable of doing anything to get his way.
NATION: Washington's fear of making hard choices wrecks the budget summit
After 11 weeks of meetings between the President and Congress, the essential ingredients of a deficit-cutting...