George Lucas says the stars of the original trilogy will be back for the new Star Wars film, but the rest of the new cast remains a mystery. Until now
My earliest and most vivid recollection is of being held by my ears over a well in the compound of a house where my family was then living, at what is now Tembeling Road in Singapore. I was about four years old.
It was one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind, and a lot of people wanted a piece of it.
For almost a decade, Russia has stayed on the sidelines of the war in Afghanistan, in part because of its bad memories of the 1980s, when the Afghan mujahedin, with the help of Stinger missiles provided by the U.S., handed the Red Army a humiliating defeat. As Russia’s NATO envoy Dmitri Rogozin put it this week in a stroke of understatement, “We’ve been to Afghanistan, and we didn’t really like it over there.” But on Friday, Oct.
TITLE: A MURDER IN WARTIME AUTHOR: JEFF STEIN PUBLISHER: ST. MARTIN’S PRESS; 414 PAGES; $22.95 THE BOTTOM LINE: This is the best military morality tale since The Caine Mutiny
Coleen Rowley became enamored with the FBI’s fictionalized ideal long before she heard of the real thing. Her favorite show was The Man from U.N.C.L.E., a spy spoof about two debonair agents who work to save the world from evil.
“With the unions behind us, we could shut down the city, or the country for that matter, if we needed to, to get our way.” — Genovese soldier Vincent Cafaro, in 1988 Senate testimony Peter Savino, an associate of the Genovese crime family, was a man with a mission and a machine gun. As he drove down Scott Avenue in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was furious with PECO Corp., a window manufacturer
Paul Schaller, a former Silicon Valley pilot and high-tech executive, has spent the past five years getting Quest Aircraft Co., a turboprop manufacturer in Sandpoint, Idaho, off the ground. But just when business was taking shape, he ran into a wicked recession that has made owning a private plane about as politically correct as wearing mink to a PETA convention.
It has become virtually an article of faith among America’s chattering class that the Western intervention in Libya cannot be considered a success unless Muammar Gaddafi is removed from power.