The only agreement about the ETA body count in Spain is that it is long and grim.
The terrorists are on the verge of striking a deal with the government that would make them legitimate.
Documents show that Spanish police tipped ETA terrorists to a raid while also apologizing for the "accident."
The Basque terrorist group ETA promises to refrain from violence (while keeping its weapons) in exchange for negotiations.
Robert Latona explores the strange affinities -- and disunities -- between Jorge Luis Borges and Spain's Prime Minister José Luis Rodriguez Zapatero.
Twenty-one of 28 suspects in the 2004 Madrid train bombings were found guilty today by a Spanish court, but the suspected mastermind was absolved on all charges. Because a case is not closed in Spain until the courts have determined the person or persons ultimately responsible for a crime's commission, Robert Latona wonders whether justice has been served.
Spain's Prime Minister Zapatero hopes that by playing nice with Basque separatists ETA he can bring their 40 years of terror to an end, and seduce them to the negotiating table. In the process, he has become a virtual hostage to the terrorist group in the expectation that they won't strike again anytime soon. But will they? by Robert Latona