Report: Saudi deputy crown prince failed to sway Trump White House

Report: Saudi deputy crown prince failed to sway Trump White House

Special to WorldTribune.com By GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs Time will tell, but cries of “victory in Washington” by Saudi Arabian Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohamed bin Salman seemed hollow and perhaps even apocryphal. He needed some sign of success when he emerged from his White House meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on […]

Global economy, porous borders provide ‘business model’ for unchecked human trafficking

Global economy, porous borders provide ‘business model’ for unchecked human trafficking

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Modern slavery is tragically thriving in the Twenty-first Century! While ethnic, religious and military conflicts seem to be the grist of news headlines, the quiet and brutal backstory from this global violence regards the vulnerable millions who have been displaced as migrants and refugees. Ironically […]

ISIS hails its ‘soldier’ in deadly London attack; PM calls him ‘peripheral figure’

ISIS hails its ‘soldier’ in deadly London attack; PM calls him ‘peripheral figure’

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The British-born man who carried out the deadly terrorist attack near parliament in London was a “soldier” of Islamic State, the extremist group has said through its unofficial news agency, Amaq. British authorities say the assailant in the March 22 attack fatally stabbed a police officer […]

Cognitive dissonance in Seoul over the waving of American flags

Cognitive dissonance in Seoul over the waving of American flags

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk The sight of the American Stars and Stripes among the Taegukgi held high by loyalists to Park Geun-Hye is a reminder of the historical depth of ties among mostly aging Koreans to the country that rescued the South from annihilation by North Korea and China in the Korean War. […]

Just what is the ‘Deep State’ that is obviously at war with Donald Trump?

Just what is the ‘Deep State’ that is obviously at war with Donald Trump?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Dennis Jamison, Fairfax Free Citizen Much has recently been written about the shadowy alternative government operatives of the “Deep State” within the United States. Many conservative talk-show hosts have increasingly warned Americans about an organized opposition against Donald Trump’s presidency. Not long ago, Rush Limbaugh began to increase his focus upon […]

A citizen’s assessment of the March 20 Comey-Rogers Intelligence Committee hearing

A citizen’s assessment of the March 20 Comey-Rogers Intelligence Committee hearing

Special to WorldTribune.com By Jonathon Moseley, Fairfax Free Citizen I attended the March 20, 2017, House Intelligence Committee hearing, led by Congressman Devin Nunes, hearing from “Defenders of the Establishment” Admiral Michael Rogers, head of the National Security Agency, and James Comey, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Speaking for myself, I went away […]

Report credits drug trafficking for Mexico’s ranking as world’s third most dangerous country

Report credits drug trafficking for Mexico’s ranking as world’s third most dangerous country

Special to WorldTribune.com By Allan Wall The consulting firm Verisk Maplecroft compiled a Crime Rate Index for calendar year 2016, and Mexico is ranked the third most dangerous country in the world. Verisk Maplecroft describes itself on its website as “a leading global risk analytics, research and strategic forecasting company offering an unparalleled portfolio of […]

‘Let my people go’: Americans in November chose freedom over return to the ‘Pharoah’

‘Let my people go’: Americans in November chose freedom over return to the ‘Pharoah’

Special to WorldTribune.com By J. Russell Capps, State News Today The Old Testament reveals that God wanted a family through which He could bless all the nations of the earth. He chose the descendants of the twelve tribes of Jacob, known as the Israelites. The wise will learn from their journey. When ancient Israel wandered […]

Amid China-backed turbulence, Japan and Russia hold talks in Tokyo

Amid China-backed turbulence, Japan and Russia hold talks in Tokyo

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Japan and Russia have pledged closer economic and security cooperation in so-called “two-plus-two” talks as they look to end a decades-long dispute over a small chain of islands. The one-day meeting of foreign and defense ministers in Tokyo on March 20 was the first of its […]

Korea is back in the eye of a perfect storm

Korea is back in the eye of a perfect storm

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Thunder clouds are swirling over the Korean peninsula as a perfect storm of political instability and regional geopolitical challenges rumble through South Korea. North Korea’s missile and nuclear tests, as well as Chinese bullying, have thrust the region into a dangerous cycle which could affect […]

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