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Pentagon intelligence report warning of Benghazi attack was circulating on day it happened »

U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya on Sept. 11, 2012. / Esam Omran Al-Fetori / Reuters

Special to WorldTribune.com By Rowan Scarborough, Washington Times At the very time President Obama, then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and other top leaders were blaming spontaneous protests for the deadly Benghazi attack,…

Justice in Boston exposes an outraged Left for all the world to see »

Rolling Stone published an infamous cover picture, presenting him as a doe-eyed, shaggy-haired, goatee-sporting sex symbol—a Jihadist Bob Dylan.

Jeffrey T. Kuhner Justice was served. On Friday, a jury sentenced Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death. After diligently and meticulously examining the evidence, all 12 jurors came to the same conclusion:…

Arab-Israel War ends: New strategic framework forged in reaction to Jihad, Iran, White House »

Israel's Prime Minister  Menachem Begin and Egypt's President Anwar Sadat at Camp David, Sept. 16, 1978. / Corbis

Special to WorldTribune.com By Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs It is probable that history will mark early 2015 as the end of the Arab-Israeli war, a conflict which has lasted…

China’s $46 billion economic corridor to Gwadar buys Pakistan key spot on chessboard »

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Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The rhetoric reached the heights of the Himalayas, the pomp and pageantry evoked that of an operetta, but the political optics delivered a…

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Best of Lev: China demonstrating the will to dominate; West losing the will to resist »

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Lev Navrozov, May 18, 2012 Lev Navrozov emigrated from the Soviet Union with his family in 1972. He so…

Ashton Carter: Iraqi Forces ‘vastly outnumbered ISIL invaders but ‘failed to fight’ »

Iraqi troops fire toward ISIL positions in Anbar province on May 19. / Ahmad al-Rubaye / AFP

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has said that Iraqi forces…

Tragedy in Ramadi, denial at the White House and a seismic shift in the balance of power »

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Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The fall of the critically important city of Ramadi…

India, South Korea and U.S. find themselves on same side in the Great Game for Asia »

U.S. Sec. of State John Kerry arrives in Seoul.

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk, East-Asia-Intel.com Two very different visitors crossed paths in Seoul this week. U.S. Secretary…

ISIL now said to control 50 percent of Syria’s landmass »

Special to WorldTribune.com After seizing Palmyra on May 20, Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) now controls 50…

Obama: Climate change contributed to terror groups’ rise »

President Barack Obama arrives to deliver the keynote address during the 134th Commencement Exercises of the Coast Guard Academy on May 20.  /AFP/Nicholas Kamm

Special to WorldTribune.com As Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) turned up the heat, seizing Ramadi, Iraq and…

U.S. President Obama: Best friend of Eurasia’s predators »

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Special to WorldTribune.com By Alexander Maistrovoy With Iran, another predator is set free during Obama’s cadence. They are not…

ISIL threatens ancient Roman World Heritage site at Palmyra, Syria »

The ancient Roman city of Palmyra, northeast of Damascus, Syria.

Special to WorldTribune.com The Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) has taken at least a third of the…

Intel sees Iran link to North Korean nuclear ICBM capability

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Tragedy in Ramadi, denial at the White House and a seismic shift in the balance of power »

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The fall of the critically important city of Ramadi to terrorists, the widening humanitarian crisis throughout the country involving millions of displaced persons, and the continuing pressures on a still-fragile […]…

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Justice in Boston exposes an outraged Left for all the world to see »

Jeffrey T. Kuhner Justice was served. On Friday, a jury sentenced Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death. After diligently and meticulously examining the evidence, all 12 jurors came to the same conclusion: The Muslim terrorist deserves the ultimate punishment. […]…

Rolling Stone published an infamous cover picture, presenting him as a doe-eyed, shaggy-haired, goatee-sporting sex symbol—a Jihadist Bob Dylan.

India, South Korea and U.S. find themselves on same side in the Great Game for Asia »

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk, East-Asia-Intel.com Two very different visitors crossed paths in Seoul this week. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi bumped into each other after calling on President Park Geun-Hye at […]…

U.S. Sec. of State John Kerry arrives in Seoul.

New leader of Free World: Netanyahu gives the speech an American president should have made »

Special to WorldTribune.com By Grace Vuoto Israel will fight Iran alone, if it must. That is the striking message Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered to a joint session of Congress, garnering thunderous applause and numerous standing ovations. The historic […]…

'Even if Israel has to stand alone, Israel will stand' / Mandel Ngan / AFP / Getty Images

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Lev Navrozov, May 18, 2012 Lev Navrozov emigrated from the Soviet Union with his family in 1972. He so cherished the freedom of press he found here that he dedicated his remaining years to alerting otherwise-oblivious Americans to the global […]…

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U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya on Sept. 11, 2012. / Esam Omran Al-Fetori / Reuters

Pentagon intelligence report warning of Benghazi attack was circulating on day it happened »

Special to WorldTribune.com By Rowan Scarborough, Washington Times At the very time President Obama, then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and other top leaders were blaming spontaneous protests for the…

Ex spy: ‘Liberation theology’ was ‘as purely KGB as it gets’ »

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Special to WorldTribune.com As a high-ranking official for the secret police in communist Romania, Ion Mihai Pacepa had a front row seat…

North Korea woos Chinese capital to boost infrastructure for tourism, cash »

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Special to WorldTribune.com By Lee Jong-Heon, EastAsiaIntel.com SEOUL — North Korea is seeking Chinese capital to improve its poor infrastructure for tourism,…

Beijing and Moscow seize the moment at WWII event to trumpet apparent strategic partnership »

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Special to WorldTribune.com By Willy Lam, EastAsiaIntel.com Chinese President Xi Jinping has formalized his country’s quasi-alliance relationship with Russia by his high-profile…

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U.S. President Obama: Best friend of Eurasia’s predators »

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Special to WorldTribune.com By Alexander Maistrovoy With Iran, another predator is set free during Obama’s cadence. They are not empires yet. They…

U.S. starts combat phase of Africa Lion exercise in Morocco »

F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 480th Fighter Squadron, 52nd Fighter Wing, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, and the Royal Moroccan air force prepare for take-off May 15 at Ben Guerir Air Base, Morocco. / U.S. Air Force

Special to WorldTribune.com As the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant, Al Qaida and other jihadist groups with combat experience filter back…

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Best of Lev: China demonstrating the will to dominate; West losing the will to resist »

Lev Navrozov, May 18, 2012 Lev Navrozov emigrated from the Soviet Union with his family in 1972. He so cherished the freedom of press he found here that he dedicated…