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Lack of outrage noted as Western rancher shot down by Feds »

Lavoy Finicum.

Special to WorldTribune.com I.M. Justice, Asheville Tribune Whatever the purpose of the protest, which I can guarantee you does not come out of empty paranoia but from very real and experienced knowledge of…

Who is Donald Trump? Scott Brown and the RINO temptation »

Donald Trump and Scott Brown, right.

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner Donald Trump has just made the first big mistake of his campaign. Looking to maintain his huge lead in New Hampshire, he has warmly accepted the endorsement…

Most Jordanian students have never heard of ‘Al-Aqsa’ holy mosque in Jerusalem »

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Special to WorldTribune.com The push to codify Al-Aqsa Mosque as a major Islamic holy site doesn’t seem to be catching on in Jordan. A recent poll published by the University of Jordan found…

What has happened to the West and its men? The hypnotic dance of death »

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Cultural totalitarianism of the Postmodern era did the impossible — it changed the very nature of man Special to WorldTribune.com By Alexander Maistrovoy In my correspondence regarding the events in Cologne, an editor…

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Republican Iran critics apply to make ‘inspection’ trip; would be first Congressmen to visit since 1979 »

U.S. Representatives Mike Pompeo, Lee Zeldin and Frank LoBiondo filed visa applications on Feb. 4.

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Republican Representatives Mike Pompeo, Lee Zeldin and Frank LoBiondo filed…

Russia’s Lukoil to be first post-sanctions buyer of Iran oil as part of $40 billion deal »

Ali Akbar Velayati. / Press TV

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Iran and Russia have initialed contracts worth around $40 billion…

Iraqi lawmaker: ‘Whole of the ruling political class is involved in corruption’ »

Mishaan al-Jubouri

Special to WorldTribune.com The Baghdad government is infested with corruption and lawmakers “are all in cahoots with them,” an…

Iraq building 10-foot-high wall around Baghdad as defense against ISIL car bombs »

Iraqi security forces gather at the site of a car bomb in Baghadad on Jan. 11.  /Reuters

Special to WorldTribune.com In the wake of a wave of deadly car bombings, Iraq is building a security wall…

USA economic freedoms again slip in global survey »

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Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — While recessionary winds continue to buffet the world economy,…

Drone strike in Yemen kills Al Qaida commander who reportedly defected to ISIL »

Jalal Baleedi

Special to WorldTribune.com An Al Qaida commander who is said to have defected to Islamic State of Iraq and…

Lack of outrage noted as Western rancher shot down by Feds »

Lavoy Finicum.

Special to WorldTribune.com I.M. Justice, Asheville Tribune Whatever the purpose of the protest, which I can guarantee you does…

Palestinians praise killers of Israeli policewoman as ‘role models’ »

Photo of Ahmed Abu Al-Rub, Ahmad Zakarneh, and Mohammed Kmeil on Fatah's Facebook page.

Special to WorldTribune.com Three Palestinian terrorists who murdered an Israeli policewoman are being hailed as “role models” by the…

Race on for counter-drone tech with rise in asymmetric combat use

USA economic freedoms again slip in global survey »

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — While recessionary winds continue to buffet the world economy, many countries are still prospering due to innovative policies which have embraced economic growth and expanded economic opportunities and grown the […]…

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Who is Donald Trump? Scott Brown and the RINO temptation »

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner Donald Trump has just made the first big mistake of his campaign. Looking to maintain his huge lead in New Hampshire, he has warmly accepted the endorsement of former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown. It […]…

Donald Trump and Scott Brown, right.

Healing history’s bitter Japan-Philippines wounds »

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk, EastAsiaIntel.com MANILA ― No city suffered more in World War II than this sprawling metropolis of more than 10 million people. No enemy was more cruel, more hostile, more destructive than the Japanese after […]…

Japanese Emperor Akihito and his wife, Empress Michiko, in Manila.

2015 GREATEST HITS, NO. 5: What Giuliani said squares with what Obama has done »

Special to WorldTribune.com By Grace Vuoto Feb. 22: Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani has sparked a media firestorm for stating the obvious: President Barack Hussein Obama does not love America. “I do not believe — and I know this […]…

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Best of Lev, 2012: China demonstrating will to dominate as West loses the will to resist »

Lev Navrozov From Moscow, the capital of the slave country founded in 1917, I came to New York, to the 21st floor of a skyscraper. The owners of the slave country had created their radio and television and even their […]…

A mass choir singing Mao-era communist songs in Chongqing, July 2011. / Chinafotopress / Getty Images

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Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, left, and Gen. Pierre de Villiers, view the Eiffel Tower while meeting at Ecole Militarie in Paris on Jan. 22. / DoD photo by D. Myles Cullen

Dunford: U.S., France planning ‘decisive military action’ in Libya »

Special to WorldTribune.com by Dr. Jack Caravelli, Geostrategy-Direct Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, met in Paris on Jan. 22 with his French counterpart, Gen.…

Migration of ISIL jihadists: Out of Syria . . . and into Libya »

A convoy of ISIL militants in the Libyan town of Harawah on Dec. 6, reportedly headed toward oil fields in the area.

Special to WorldTribune.com By Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs January 2016 saw an acceleration of the movement of Daesh…

Djibouti: Tiny strategic hub plays host to armies from seven nations »

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Special to WorldTribune.com By Backgrounder, Geostrategy-Direct.com Djibouti, a former French colony, is a country of searing heat (summer temperatures average over 100…

Israel’s outreach to Saudi Arabia points to cooling rapport with U.S. »

Dore Gold gave the first ever interview by Israel's foreign ministry to the Saudi media.

Special to WorldTribune.com by Dr. Jack Caravelli, Geostrategy-Direct Dore Gold, the Director General of Israel’s foreign ministry and a highly experienced diplomat,…

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Russia’s Lukoil to be first post-sanctions buyer of Iran oil as part of $40 billion deal »

Ali Akbar Velayati. / Press TV

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Iran and Russia have initialed contracts worth around $40 billion for nuclear power…

Cyber insecurity call to action: The technology explosion has transformed the world »

Stolen credit card information can be purchased for as little as $1 on the dark web.

Special to WorldTribune.com By Liam Fox We live in new world. A world of interdependence where risk in one part of the…

Armed soldiers patrol in front of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.  /Reuters

Paris attack leader says he entered France with 90 jihadists: ‘It’s not over’ »

Special to WorldTribune.com The leader of the Paris terrorist attacks slipped into France with a group of 90 jihadists who then spread out “everywhere” around the city. Abdelhamid Abaaoud “was…