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Outside editorial: Where is our 'cyber-czar?'

Where is our cyber-czar? As recent attacks on government and private...moved to create a high-ranking "cyber-czar" to guide the development of cyber-defense...someone to this vital job may mean giving the czar clearer authority to monitor and coordinate...
Need for cyber czar is real

...promised to appoint a permanent "cyber czar" who would coordinate the work of But since "acting cyber-security czar" Melissa Hathaway resigned in August...may be the nature of the job. The cyber czar would have to coordinate with agencies...
The drug czar leaves behind a shaky legacy

...blasted the Netherlands as a nest of crime fueled by illegal drugs a diatribe that had no basis in fact. Yet the nation's drug czar offered no retraction. McCaffrey will leave his post Jan. 6. It will be important for his successor to recognize that, yes...
Baffling drug czar choice

This editorial appeared in today's Los Angeles Times: President Bush's drug czar nominee once told Congress that it should yank all prescription privileges from doctors who recommend medical marijuana for their...
Can the 10th Amendment save the US?

...document, which is supposed to restrain the power and reach of a centralized federal government, slow down the juggernaut of czars, health insurance overhaul and anything else this administration and Congress wish to do that is not in the Constitution...
Former China security chief sentenced to life for corruption

...sentence indicated that Xi wanted to compromise and not antagonize any party members who had been allied with the former security czar."President Xi does not want to make too many enemies," Lam said. "Xi has won the battle and he does not want to go too...
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Time for drug treatment to rattle its saber problem than a crime, the nation's newly appointed drug czar has called for an end to talk of a "war on drugs." "Regardless...and the supply takes care of itself. Kerlikowske, the drug czar, said he wants to see more emphasis put on drug treatment and...
Ship's stink airs Juneau's garbage-handling deficiency

...that matter, to handle its garbage. At one point in the summer, Le Grand Blue, owned by Russian provincial governor and oil czar Roman Abramovich, opted for legally dumping its waste far offshore. But on its last trip, the yacht kept the garbage on board...
Freak injury stuns Team USA

...declined to make players available and tabled all roster decisions."This is a very tough blow," an emotional basketball czar Jerry Colangelo said, "not so much about us, but about Paul. It's a first for us in USA Basketball to have something like...
Off the Beaten Path: The future of Berners Bay and the east side of Lynn Canal

...Since then, I've come back to the region numerous times to kayak, hike, hunt mountain goats and black bears, guide a vodka czar and his cronies (one of the stranger experiences of my life), fish and sometimes just to find a bit of quiet.I try to avoid...


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