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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…

Continuing hack attacks on U.S. interests revive plans for long-range cyber missile »

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Special to WorldTribune.com by Dr. Jack Caravelli, Geostrategy-Direct For the past five years the U.S. Air Force has been developing, albeit sporadically, a cyber missile, a long-range weapon unlike any in the U.S.…

Cuban fiasco: Obama throws a lifeline to an imploding, tyrannical, bankrupt regime »

Not only is Obama at least temporarily saving a collapsing tyranny, he has done so without demanding that in return Raul Castro make concessions to the U.S. and the Cuban people.

Sol W. Sanders In that simplistic jargon characterizing President Barack Hussein Obama’s worldwide “transformation” of U.S. foreign policy, the chief argument for his Cuban shift has been “[T]hese 50 years have shown that…

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Greece angers NATO with bid to buy Russian missiles it cannot afford »

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Special to WorldTribune.com By Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com In a clear stab at the NATO and EU, the Socialist government…

Kim Jong-Un uses fireworks as propaganda to show ‘bright future’ ahead »

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Special to WorldTribune.com By Lee Jong-Heon, EastAsiaIntel.com SEOUL — North Korea’s youthful leader Kim Jong-Un has used expensive fireworks…

Egypt’s Sisi makes quick trip to Riyadh following Saudi shakeup »

Egypt's President Abdul Fatah Sisi, right with Saudi King Salaman. / AFP

Special to WorldTribune.com Egyptian President Abdul Fatah Sisi visited Saudi Arabia on May 2, following the major shakeup in…

Russian polls reveal rising economic concerns, but Putin’s popularity soars »

Russian shoppers have been stocking up on big ticket items as stores warned prices would rise with the fall in the value of the ruble.

Special to WorldTribune.com, courtesy of Washington Free Beacon by Dr. Jack Caravelli, Geostrategy-Direct Two new opinion polls indicate that…

Kerry’s aggressive rhetoric on Iran deal betrays administration fears »

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Special to WorldTribune.com By Fred Fleitz In a statement to Israel’s Channel 10 News over the weekend, Sec. of…

Saudi shakeup is good news for Iran as Obama prevails in Kingdom power struggle »

Saudi royal guards in front of portraits of the late King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, right, new King Salman bin Abdulaziz, center, and Muqrin bin Abdulaziz, right. Fayez Nureldine / Reuters

Special to WorldTribune.com By Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs Saudi Arabia’s leadership succession restructuring and Cabinet…

Gulf Arab states press Obama for security guarantees, war tech due to Iran deal »

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Special to WorldTribune.com Leaders of the Gulf Arab states are seeking security and weapons technology agreements from the White…

We’re in a new millennium, but press freedom is in rapid decline worldwide »

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Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The targeted killings of journalists, the suffocating censorship in…

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We’re in a new millennium, but press freedom is in rapid decline worldwide »

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The targeted killings of journalists, the suffocating censorship in many countries, and the widening governmental controls on media activities, characterize the contemporary media landscape in large parts of the world. […]…

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Billions of digital words and our spinner-in-chief are only making matters worse »

Sol W. Sanders One of the many reasons we commemorate the catastrophic death of Abraham Lincoln 150 years ago is to celebrate his incredible style, his ability in a few words to sum up the essence of our hopes and […]…

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The new Vietnam is haunted at the core by the tyrants that defeated freedom »

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk, East-Asia-Intel.com SAIGON ― Memories of a brutal past mingle with images of new beginnings in a region of thick mangrove swamps interlaced with canals from which Viet Cong guerillas more than 40 years ago […]…

40 years after the Communist victory, in Ho Chi Minh City.

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 […]…

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Dangerous: An undetected Russian sub and the ‘likeability’ factor in U.S. politics »

THE BEST OF LEV Lev Navrozov 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 […]…

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Greece angers NATO with bid to buy Russian missiles it cannot afford »

Special to WorldTribune.com By Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com In a clear stab at the NATO and EU, the Socialist government in Athens is actively negotiating with Russia to purchase Moscow’s S-300…

Kim Jong-Un uses fireworks as propaganda to show ‘bright future’ ahead »

North Korea Founders Birthday

Special to WorldTribune.com By Lee Jong-Heon, EastAsiaIntel.com SEOUL — North Korea’s youthful leader Kim Jong-Un has used expensive fireworks to “show off”…

Saudi shakeup is good news for Iran as Obama prevails in Kingdom power struggle »

Saudi royal guards in front of portraits of the late King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, right, new King Salman bin Abdulaziz, center, and Muqrin bin Abdulaziz, right. Fayez Nureldine / Reuters

Special to WorldTribune.com By Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs Saudi Arabia’s leadership succession restructuring and Cabinet reshuffle on April…

Gulf Arab states press Obama for security guarantees, war tech due to Iran deal »

U.S. F-35.

Special to WorldTribune.com Leaders of the Gulf Arab states are seeking security and weapons technology agreements from the White House to preserve…

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Russian polls reveal rising economic concerns, but Putin’s popularity soars »

Russian shoppers have been stocking up on big ticket items as stores warned prices would rise with the fall in the value of the ruble.

Special to WorldTribune.com, courtesy of Washington Free Beacon by Dr. Jack Caravelli, Geostrategy-Direct Two new opinion polls indicate that concern is growing…

We’re in a new millennium, but press freedom is in rapid decline worldwide »

freedomhouse

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The targeted killings of journalists, the suffocating censorship in many countries, and…

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Greece angers NATO with bid to buy Russian missiles it cannot afford »

Special to WorldTribune.com By Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com In a clear stab at the NATO and EU, the Socialist government in Athens is actively negotiating with Russia to purchase Moscow’s S-300…

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