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Sen. Ben Sasse’s open letter to the majority of Americans »

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TO: Those who think both leading presidential candidates are dishonest and have little chance of leading America forward: (…or, stated more simply) TO: The majority of America: FROM: Sen. Ben Ssse, R-Neb. Note:…

The Trump theat: Patriotic nationalist terrifies a corrupt globalist establishment »

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign stop Wednesday, March 30, 2016, in Appleton, Wis. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner The Boston Globe just hit a new low. Its recent fake front page allegedly demonstrating the violence, riots and chaos a Donald Trump presidency would unleash is…

‘By the way, go to hell’: Former Obama defense secretaries tell how they coped »

Former defense secretaries, from left, Leon Panetta, Chuck Hagel and Robert Gates.  /DoD Photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo

Special to WorldTribune.com Three former defense secretaries were blunt in their criticism of President Barack Obama and his “inexperienced advisers” for their distrust, micromanaging and second guessing of senior military commanders. A report…

Riveting Saudi television: Time to ‘admit terrorists adhere to the religion of Islam’ »

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Special to WorldTribune.com A gripping commentary from a Saudi TV host is making waves in the Arab world. Nadine Al-Budair said during a broadcast on Rotana Khalijiyya TV that terrorists are “everywhere” and…

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Germany’s Merkel expects Turkey to honor migrants pact she concluded with ousted PM »

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu (left) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel meet in Ankara on Feb. 8, 2016.  /AFP/Adem Altan

Special to WorldTribune.com Germany fully expects Turkey to honor a deal limiting refugee flows to Europe despite the resignation…

NY Post: White House admits it played us for fools on Iran; media tools took ‘dictation’ »

President Barack Obama and Ben Rhodes on board Air Force One.  /Pete Souza/White House

Special to WorldTribune.com The White House used leftist media lapdogs “as public relations tools” to effectively sell the Iran…

In super free Estonia, you can start a new company in 20 minutes, online »

Taavi Ršivas Prime Minister of Estonia during the 2014 European Rally Championship ERC Estonia rally,  from July 17 to 19th, at Otepaa, Estonia. Photo Alexandre Guillaumot / DPPI

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — When I first visited Estonia over twenty years ago,…

Bloomberg: Enough with the PC — college should prepare students for life outside ‘protective bubbles’ »

Michael Bloomberg speaks at the University of Michigan commencement on April 30.  /YouTube

Special to WorldTribune.com Ex-New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has joined a growing list of Americans who are fed…

Drudge: Jobs report find foreigners working, Americans not »

Special to WorldTribune.com Drudge-Select — May 6, 2016 c/o DrudgeReport.com Fewest U.S. jobs added in 7 months… 94,044,000 not…

ISIL recaptures major Syrian gas field »

Main building at Shaer gas field.  /Al-Amaq News

Special to WorldTribune.com Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) on May 5 recaptured a major gas field near…

Libya militias scramble to halt ISIL advance on country’s third-largest city »

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Special to WorldTribune.com All military brigades in Libya’s third-largest city were deployed to a key crossroads on May 6…

South Korea’s Park rains on Kim Jong Un’s coronation parade »

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Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk, EastAsiaIntel.com Kim Jong-Un celebrates his “coronation” in Pyongyang Friday while forgetting about one…

U.S. firms take tech elsewhere as Pentagon dawdles

In super free Estonia, you can start a new company in 20 minutes, online »

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — When I first visited Estonia over twenty years ago, the Baltic country had recently regained its independence from the Soviet Union. Tallinn, the capital and an old Hanseatic trading city, […]…

Taavi Ršivas Prime Minister of Estonia during the 2014 European Rally Championship ERC Estonia rally,  from July 17 to 19th, at Otepaa, Estonia. Photo Alexandre Guillaumot / DPPI

The Trump theat: Patriotic nationalist terrifies a corrupt globalist establishment »

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner The Boston Globe just hit a new low. Its recent fake front page allegedly demonstrating the violence, riots and chaos a Donald Trump presidency would unleash is more than gutter journalism. It is pure […]…

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign stop Wednesday, March 30, 2016, in Appleton, Wis. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

South Korea’s Park rains on Kim Jong Un’s coronation parade »

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk, EastAsiaIntel.com Kim Jong-Un celebrates his “coronation” in Pyongyang Friday while forgetting about one unpleasant reality that deepens North Korea’s isolation in an already hostile world. He presides over North Korea’s biggest-ever party, the Seventh […]…

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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 […]…

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China's Xi Jinping in east Zhejiang province, on May 25, 2015. / Xinhua

Xi consolidates power, elevates 6th Generation Zhejiang protégés »

Special to WorldTribune.com By Willy Lam, EastAsiaIntel.com Despite reports about challenges to his power, President and Communist Party General Secretary Xi Jinping has quietly — and relentlessly — built up…

Israel’s new ‘Drone Dome’ would track, disrupt enemy combat UAVs »

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct.com Israel has unveiled a defense system designed to detect, track and disrupt enemy drones. The state-owned Rafael…

Barack Obama, the UN and Argentina’s new oceanic claims »

President Barack Obama with Cuba's Raul Castro walk to their plane at Jose Marti international airport in Havana, bound for Argentina. / Nicholas Kamm, AFP

Special to WorldTribune.com By GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs, Buenos Aires. There is little doubt that Argentina’s new conservative Government, under President Mauricio…

Latest NATO security threat: Russia’s nuclear force modernization »

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Special to WorldTribune.com by Dr. Jack Caravelli, Geostrategy-Direct Russian president Vladimir Putin’s use of Russian conventional forces to destabilize Ukraine and prop…

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In super free Estonia, you can start a new company in 20 minutes, online »

Taavi Ršivas Prime Minister of Estonia during the 2014 European Rally Championship ERC Estonia rally,  from July 17 to 19th, at Otepaa, Estonia. Photo Alexandre Guillaumot / DPPI

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — When I first visited Estonia over twenty years ago, the Baltic country…

What goes around . . .: Boastful jihadist, propagandist who recruited Brits for ISIL killed in airstrike »

Raphael Hostey (centre), 23, left Manchester to join Isis in 2013.  /Twitter

Special to WorldTribune.com An Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) jihadist who boasted on social media of his prowess in recruiting…

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu (left) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel meet in Ankara on Feb. 8, 2016.  /AFP/Adem Altan

Germany’s Merkel expects Turkey to honor migrants pact she concluded with ousted PM »

Special to WorldTribune.com Germany fully expects Turkey to honor a deal limiting refugee flows to Europe despite the resignation of Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, with whom German Chancellor Angela Merkel…