Iranian official arrested for allowing ‘indecent’ public dancing

Iranian official arrested for allowing ‘indecent’ public dancing

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Islamic law enforced in Iran prohibits public dancing. Iran has arrested a Culture Ministry official after people danced in public in the northeastern city of Mashhad, the judiciary said on April 19. Deputy prosecutor Hassan Heydari told the judiciary’s Mizanonline news agency on April 19 that […]

U.S. takes cautious approach to coming summit between two Koreas

U.S. takes cautious approach to coming summit between two Koreas

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk SEOUL — The U.S. is pursuing a careful policy of appearing to support South Korea’s drive for reconciliation and dialogue with the North but holding out the option of refusing to go along with anything short of complete certainty that Kim Jong-Un is dismantling his nuclear program The carefully […]

Nightmares in Beijing as U.S. picks up pace of its pivot to Taiwan

Nightmares in Beijing as U.S. picks up pace of its pivot to Taiwan

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct Washington-Taipei interaction, the most taboo issue in U.S.-China relations for the past five decades, is now entering a new stage. The U.S. is breaking some of the most crucial norms of diplomacy and security by vigorously rekindling a strategic partnership with Taiwan, the island democracy that is under existential threat […]

In defense of the inconveniently accurate Rasmussen polls

In defense of the inconveniently accurate Rasmussen polls

By Fran Coombs, Rasmussen Reports Here they go again. The anti-Trump media in its typical pack fashion has begun criticizing Rasmussen Reports in recent days. Why? Because President Trump likes the job approval numbers we’re reporting. It’s true that our Daily Presidential Tracking Poll often finds Trump’s public job approval several points higher than other […]

Getting real: The post-communist Russian threat in perspective

Getting real: The post-communist Russian threat in perspective

Special to WorldTribune.com By Alexander Maistrovoy While the West is busy hunting “Russian witches,” its sworn enemies are devouring it alive from within. In 1986, the manager of the largest state company Eurodif Georges Besse arrived at his office as per usual. When he got out of his car, he was shot at point-blank range […]

Russian reporter who covered deaths of mercenaries in Syria dies in fall from 5th floor apartment

Russian reporter who covered deaths of mercenaries in Syria dies in fall from 5th floor apartment

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Russian investigative journalist Maksim Borodin of Yekaterinburg has died of injuries sustained on April 12 when he fell from the window of his fifth-floor apartment. Borodin, 32, died on April 15 in a hospital without recovering consciousness. Officially, his death was being investigated as a suicide. […]

Chemical weapons use in Syria posed challenge to U.S./UN credibility

Chemical weapons use in Syria posed challenge to U.S./UN credibility

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Cold War winds swirled throughout the week at the United Nations where a series of emergency meetings brought the fifteen member Security Council into a dangerously confrontational mode in the aftermath of the Syrian regime’s alleged use of chemical weapons killing 48. Accusations, allegations, and […]

Should President Trump lower the boom on the DOJ? A dissenting view

Should President Trump lower the boom on the DOJ? A dissenting view

Special to WorldTribune.com By Grace Vuoto Editor’s Note: Dr. Grace Vuoto is happily married to Jeff Kuhner but took a different stance than his the recent column: ‘End Game: Why Trump must fire Mueller‘. Both are WorldTribune.com columnists. They debated this issue today during the popular ‘Kuhner Report’ on WRKO in Boston. President Donald Trump’s […]

End game: Why Trump must fire Mueller; Here’s how

End game: Why Trump must fire Mueller; Here’s how

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner Special Counsel Robert Mueller has declared war on President Trump. His goal is to remove Trump from power at all cost. If the president doesn’t act — and soon — Mueller and his establishment enablers will impeach him, plunging the country into a constitutional crisis. The FBI’s recent raid […]

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