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Shameful: 70 years after Liberation of Paris rally, U.S. president was absent


Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — More than a million people along with forty-four world leaders rallied in Paris to proclaim liberty and call for press freedoms in the wake of the radical Islamist media massacre […]

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Obama, the Great Conciliator, makes solidarity a one-man show


Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk, East-Asia-Intel.com WASHINGTON — Incredibly, President Obama was the missing man among world leaders massed in tight formation in the front rank of the peace march mourning the slaughter of a dozen people at the […]

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Europol assesses continental threat from 5,000 returning jihad fighters

Europol director Rob Wainwright: "It is certainly the most serious terrorist threat Europe has faced since 9/11."

Special to WorldTribune.com LONDON — The European Union has determined that 5,000 nationals have been transformed into jihad fighters linked to Al Qaida and Islamic State of Iraq and Levant. The EU police force, Eupol, assessed that as many as […]

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If Al Qaida and ISIL have made peace, Obama must announce they are at war with West


Special to WorldTribune.com By Fred Fleitz The attacks in Paris are more serious than the Obama Administration will say. Some experts interpreted initial reports that the attacks last week by jihadi gunmen in Paris were conducted on behalf of Al […]

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Western civilization is under assault and bowing is not a solution

When Dutch film-maker Theo Van Gough was assassinated while working on a film about the treatment of women under Islam with the Somalian born writer Ayaan Hirsi Ali , a note pinned to his chest, said: “Ayaan, You’ re next.”

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sarah N. Stern As we in the United States sat in horror, watching the views of a dozen people mowed down by Islamic gunmen in the Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo magazine, we were confronted once […]

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French terror attack was no isolated incident


Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The appalling attack on the offices of a satirical magazine in Paris by Islamist militants which killed twelve, was a deliberately focused and targeted hit not only to stun and […]

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Special Report: Ready or not, the Paris jihad has begun, and will widen

Cherif Kouachi, 32, and his brother Said Kouachi, 34.

Special to WorldTribune.com “The future must not belong to those who slander the Prophet of Islam.” —    Barack Hussein Obama (address to the United Nations General Assembly, September 2012) By Yossef Bodansky, Senior Editor, Global Information System / Defense & […]

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As ISIL advances, Lebanon military aid delayed over fears it would be used by Hizbullah

Arsal, Lebanon.

Special to WorldTribune.com NICOSIA — Lebanon’s leader has voiced concerns about the threat from Islamic State of Iraq and Levant and the timing of a $3 billion military aid project facilitated by France and Saudi Arabia. “ISIL is present in […]

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Shunned by U.S., Egypt strengthens defense, energy ties with Europe

French President Francois Hollande with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Paris, on Nov. 26. / Alain Jocard / AFP

Special to WorldTribune.com CAIRO — Egypt, shunned by the United States, has been forming strategic relations with Europe. Egyptian President Abdul Fatah Sisi has been welcomed as a strategic partner by several members of the European Union. During a European […]

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Saudi weapons deal with Lebanon seeks to restrict platforms from dominant Hizbullah

Lebanon's President Michel Sleiman, left, and Saudi's Crown Prince Salman bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud. / AFP

Special to WorldTribune.com LONDON — Saudi Arabia has decided to launch a $3 billion military aid program to Lebanon. Saudi sources said the Gulf Cooperation Council kingdom would sign an agreement to procure up to $3 billion in weapons and […]

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