Split Decisions

Canned Pineapple One year after his capture was hailed as a major victory in the drug war, Manuel Noriega sat in a Miami jail while his lawyers haggled with the government over the size of their legal fees and the issue of whether the former Panamanian dictator can get a fair trial.

Overdue Bill Tough-talking William Bennett spent nearly two years fighting narcotics from a Cabinet-level bully pulpit. But Bennett left his drug-war ) post so meekly and with such meager results that some wondered if the general had gone AWOL. Bennett then backed off from his acceptance of a job...

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