UK wary of Russian support for Libyan general; Trump’s position unclear

UK wary of Russian support for Libyan general; Trump’s position unclear

by WorldTribune Staff, February 23, 2017 Russia’s defense minister has warned the UK against interfering in Moscow’s foreign policy after Britain’s defense secretary said “we don’t need the bear sticking his paws” into Libya. Sir Michael Fallon had criticized talks held between Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu and Libyan National Army commander Gen. Khalifa Haftar, […]

Fake news and false flags: According to Kim Jong-Un, the CIA killed his brother

Fake news and false flags: According to Kim Jong-Un, the CIA killed his brother

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk The assassination of Kim Jong-Nam promises to go down as one of those weird acts of terrorism that North Korea, in the face of all evidence to the contrary, will forever deny having perpetrated. The prevarication and obfuscation in this case would appear a little more ornate than North […]

Chess vs checkers: U.S.-Russia ties in 2017 have no relevance to the liberal media narrative

Chess vs checkers: U.S.-Russia ties in 2017 have no relevance to the liberal media narrative

Special to WorldTribune.com by William R. Hawkins, FamilySecurityMatters.org The pack journalists of the liberal media are baying at the moon of “Kremlin-gate” trying to link President Donald Trump’s desire to improve relations with Russia to Moscow’s alleged attempt to rig the 2016 election in Trump’s favor. Putin supposedly thought Trump would be the weaker commander-in-chief. […]

Geostrategy: Russia takes the Arctic seriously, U.S. has only two icebreakers

Geostrategy: Russia takes the Arctic seriously, U.S. has only two icebreakers

by WorldTribune Staff, February 20, 2017 Russia, with nearly 40 icebreakers, is dominating the battle for the Arctic over the United States, which has just two of the vessels, a key Congressional leader said. Rep. Duncan Hunter, a California Republican and chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee on Coast Guard and maritime transportation, […]

Major media narrative on Flynn, Russia ties sinks as facts come to light

Major media narrative on Flynn, Russia ties sinks as facts come to light

by WorldTribune Staff, February 17, 2017 The major media’s narrative of inappropriate, even treasonous, ties between ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and Russia is receding as the facts begin to emerge. CNN reported that the FBI will not be pursuing any criminal investigation involving Flynn’s phone call with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. “The […]

Mattis: U.S.-Russia military collaboration not possible at this time

Mattis: U.S.-Russia military collaboration not possible at this time

by WorldTribune Staff, February 17, 2017 Military collaboration between the United States and Russia against Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria is unlikely anytime soon, U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis said. “We are not in a position right now to collaborate on a military level. But our political leaders will engage and try to find […]

Trump hits media, intel leaks and tweets: ‘Was Obama too soft on Russia?’

Trump hits media, intel leaks and tweets: ‘Was Obama too soft on Russia?’

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty U.S. President Donald Trump has said on Twitter that “Crimea was taken by Russia” during the administration of his predecessor, Barack Obama, and added, “Was Obama too soft on Russia?” In a series of tweets on Feb. 15 two days after he called for and accepted […]

Who is Mike Flynn? Maverick general waged war on PC group think

Who is Mike Flynn? Maverick general waged war on PC group think

by WorldTribune Staff, February 14, 2017 Mike Flynn on Feb. 13 stepped down as President Donald Trump’s national security adviser after serving in the post for less that four weeks. Flynn resigned after revelations emerged that he didn’t fully explain communications he had late last year with Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak, the Wall […]

North Korean defector living in Russia fights potentially fatal deportation

North Korean defector living in Russia fights potentially fatal deportation

Special to WorldTribune.com By Farangis Najibullah, Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Choe Myong Bok has lived in Russia since 1999, has carved out a living working odd jobs, and resides in St. Petersburg with his partner and their two young children. But the North Korean defector’s life in Russia has been one on the […]

In first official phone call, Trump and Putin agree to work together

In first official phone call, Trump and Putin agree to work together

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The White House said the first official phone call between President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin “was a significant start to improving the relationship between the United States and Russia that is in need of repair.” The hour-long call on Jan. 28 was […]

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