UK’s Prime Minister Theresa May opposed Brexit, names Boris Johnson foreign minister

UK’s Prime Minister Theresa May opposed Brexit, names Boris Johnson foreign minister

Special to WorldTribune.com By GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs LONDON — Incoming UK Prime Minister Theresa May on the evening of July 13, 2016, was asked by the Sovereign, Queen Elizabeth II, to form a new Government, following the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron. Immediately after her audience with the Queen she announced the key […]

What foreign observers forget about post-Morsi Egypt: It’s the economy, stupid

What foreign observers forget about post-Morsi Egypt: It’s the economy, stupid

Special to WorldTribune.com By Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs Egypt’s military leadership entered August 2013 without any illusions as to the magnitude of the challenges facing the Egyptian Armed Forces, the Egyptian government, and all of Egypt, in the coming months and years. The decision by the Supreme Council of the Armed […]

Mahathir’s return in Malaysia promises significant change in ties with U.S., China

Mahathir’s return in Malaysia promises significant change in ties with U.S., China

Special to WorldTribune.com By GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs, Kuala Lumpur. The return to office as Prime Minister of Malaysia of Dr Mahathir Mohamed, 92, on May 10, 2018, was expected to change the tone of affairs both within Malaysia as well as within the region. Significantly, it is not Dr Mahathir’s age which was at […]

Murky waters: The attack on Sergei Skripal, the assassination of Kim Jong-Nam, and the ‘Steele dossier’

Murky waters: The attack on Sergei Skripal, the assassination of Kim Jong-Nam, and the ‘Steele dossier’

Special to WorldTribune.com Analysis by Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs A major new crisis, with potentially long-term ramifications, has begun between “the West” (essentially the UK, U.S., and European Union) and Russia without any major questioning as to the logic or causes of it. The “crisis” centered around the assassination attempt in […]

The all-out war on Trump enters 2nd phase in year two

The all-out war on Trump enters 2nd phase in year two

Special to WorldTribune.com By Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs The war between the urban globalists and the regional nationalists in the United States has moved into a second year, and a second phase. Superficially, the ongoing skirmishes between U.S. President Donald Trump and the combined forces of the Democratic Party and much […]

Was the FBI’s hiring of Christopher Steele authorized by British intelligence or was it not?

Was the FBI’s hiring of Christopher Steele authorized by British intelligence or was it not?

Special to WorldTribune.com By GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs The revelation that former British Secret Intelligence Service (SIS/MI6) officer Christopher Steele may have been illegally recruited by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation could have major ramifications for the UKUSA Accord (“Five Eyes”) signatory countries with the U.S.: the UK, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. The […]

GREATEST HITS, 8: Unrest roils Dominica after reports reveal government’s collusion with China, Iran

GREATEST HITS, 8: Unrest roils Dominica after reports reveal government’s collusion with China, Iran

Welcome to the Countdown: Top 21 stories of 2017. Special to WorldTribune.com GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs, Roseau. U.S. national security officials were, on the night of Feb. 7, trying to determine whether an opening had arisen because of the sudden eruption of political unrest in Dominica to reverse the major diplomatic and intelligence gains of […]

GREATEST HITS, 11: Election software firm confirms Venezuela altered outcome by one million votes

GREATEST HITS, 11: Election software firm confirms Venezuela altered outcome by one million votes

Welcome to the Countdown: Top 21 stories of 2017. by WorldTribune Staff, August 4, 2017 The vote for Venezuela’s new National Constituent Assembly was manipulated “without any doubt,” according to a company which has worked with the country on its voting system since 2004. “We estimate the difference between the actual participation and the one […]

Strategic comeback in the Pacific: Trump’s game plan comes into focus

Strategic comeback in the Pacific: Trump’s game plan comes into focus

Special to WorldTribune.com Analysis by Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs The initial fruits of U.S. President Donald Trump’s 13-day, five-nation Asian tour in November 2017 were beginning to become apparent within a month. Mr. Trump’s consistently hostile media reception continued with the tour, indicating that nothing substantive had resulted from the visit […]

Gloom: A world of uncertainty and in America, a union that may not hold

Gloom: A world of uncertainty and in America, a union that may not hold

Special to WorldTribune.com Editor’s Note: The following analysis echoes assessments heard last week in Washington from normally upbeat insiders. One former CIA analyst who held senior posts in an Democrat administration wonders if the U.S. will survive and doesn’t want to eywitness its demise. Another veteran warrior, in but not of the “Swamp”, suggested that […]

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