Democrats at Comey hearing repeatedly cited ex-British spy’s discredited dossier

Democrats at Comey hearing repeatedly cited ex-British spy’s discredited dossier

by WorldTribune Staff, March 22, 2017 In questioning FBI Director James Comey and NSA chief Mike Rogers, several Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee on March 20 referenced the so-called “Trump dossier” which has been widely dismissed as a subsidized work of fiction. The dossier by former British spy Christopher Steele suggested the Russians had […]

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 […]

Comey sheds light on Russians’ thought process about Hillary Clinton’s chances

Comey sheds light on Russians’ thought process about Hillary Clinton’s chances

by WorldTribune Staff, March 21, 2017 Like most U.S. pollsters and pundits, the Russians apparently felt Donald Trump had no chance of winning the presidency so set out to undermine Hillary Clinton, FBI Director James Comey said on March 20. “Late in the summer they concluded based on the polling that a lot of people […]

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 […]

Moscow calls in Israeli ambassador over jet fighter strikes in Syria

Moscow calls in Israeli ambassador over jet fighter strikes in Syria

by WorldTribune Staff, March 20, 2017 Russia said it summoned Israel’s ambassador over Israeli airstrikes that hit close to Russian forces near the Syrian city of Palmyra. Deputy foreign minister Mikhail Bogdanov told Interfax news agency that Ambassador Gary Koren was summoned on March 17 and “asked about” the strikes. Russia said earlier this month […]

Who is Valerie Jarrett? Top Obama aide is daughter, daughter-in-law of communists

Who is Valerie Jarrett? Top Obama aide is daughter, daughter-in-law of communists

by WorldTribune Staff, March 15, 2017 The father, maternal grandfather and father-in-law of former President Barack Obama’s closest aide “were hardcore communists under investigation by the U.S. government,” according to a government watchdog group. Valerie Jarrett, who served as President Obama’s senior adviser and as director of the Office of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs […]

Report: Russia sends special forces to Egypt-Libya border

Report: Russia sends special forces to Egypt-Libya border

by WorldTribune Staff, March 14, 2017 Russia is said to have deployed special forces near the Egypt-Libya border, likely in support of Libyan Gen. Khalifa Haftar, U.S. and Egyptian diplomatic sources said. Haftar, who commands the eastern-based Libyan National Army, opposes the UN-backed government in Tripoli. The American sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity, […]

Reports: Intelligence probe of Trump went beyond FISA mandates

Reports: Intelligence probe of Trump went beyond FISA mandates

by WorldTribune Staff, March 10, 2017 A second investigation, separate from a FISA warrant issued in October, targeted alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Russia, a national security correspondent said. Citing senior U.S. officials, Sara Carter of Circa News told Fox News host Sean Hannity on March 8 that there were “two instances” of […]

Netanyahu, in Moscow, warns that Iran terrorism must not replace ISIS

Netanyahu, in Moscow, warns that Iran terrorism must not replace ISIS

by WorldTribune Staff, March 9, 2017 Shi’ite terrorism led by Iran must not be allowed to replace the Sunni terrorism of Al Qaida and Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stressed to Russian President Valdimir Putin. At their meeting in Moscow on March 9, Putin wished Netnayahu a happy Purim. The […]

Turkey, Russia, U.S. military chiefs hold talks on fight against ISIS

Turkey, Russia, U.S. military chiefs hold talks on fight against ISIS

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The chiefs of staff of the Turkish, Russian, and U.S. militaries are meeting in southern Turkey, amid progress made by a U.S.-led coalition in pushing Islamic State (IS) militants out of Syria. Hulusi Akar, Joseph Dunford, and Valery Gerasimov are likely to discuss in Antalya the […]

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