Saluting the ‘doughboys’ who 100 years ago entered WWI, ending American neutrality

Saluting the ‘doughboys’ who 100 years ago entered WWI, ending American neutrality

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler St. NAZAIRE, France — “Lafayette, we are here,” became the clarion call upon the arrival of the American Expeditionary Force to France in 1917. The USA had just entered the hostilities, three years into the Great War, and now the battle hardened U.S. General John Pershing was in […]

On their minds in South Korea’s island paradise: Visions of peace … and returning Chinese tourists

On their minds in South Korea’s island paradise: Visions of peace … and returning Chinese tourists

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk GANGJEONG, Jeju: Upstaged by THAAD ― that’s the sad fate of the gaggle of dutiful protesters who pray and hold signs aloft and march in front of the main entrance to the gleaming new Republic of Korea naval base on the southern coast of this island paradise. They claim […]

France feels calmer, safer year after terror attacks

France feels calmer, safer year after terror attacks

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler PARIS — A year ago France was on edge. Islamic Jihadi terrorists had killed 86 people with a truck ramming incident at a Bastille Day celebration in Nice. Shortly thereafter a elderly priest was murdered as he said Mass. These attacks following a spate of earlier shootings in […]

Big media scorpions fight to the death . . . as Donald Trump looks on from the President’s box

Big media scorpions fight to the death . . . as Donald Trump looks on from the President’s box

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders Normally we would be coming down hard on the side of newspaper owners in any argument; they are after all running the business where we make our living. But we are finding it a little hard to choose sides in a struggle between three of the wealthiest men […]

‘Expert’ fixes for the North Korea crisis: Seriously?

‘Expert’ fixes for the North Korea crisis: Seriously?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk WASHINGTON ― North Korea pops off another ICBM, and suddenly the U.S. media is full of talking heads offering views and solutions. They range from the extremes of annihilating North Korea’s nuclear and missile facilities to, “Oh, just sign a peace treaty and everything will be okay.” It’s hard […]

Is checking Trump on U.S.-Russian collaboration really such a good idea?

Is checking Trump on U.S.-Russian collaboration really such a good idea?

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner The Deep State has won. It got what it wanted: The end of any possible Détente with Russia. President Trump campaigned on restoring U.S.-Russian relations. He has lost that battle — and the consequences are immense both for the world and America. Call it Cold War 2.0. This is […]

Threat from the bear has been good for Finland’s economy and national immune system

Threat from the bear has been good for Finland’s economy and national immune system

By Sol W. Sanders While the U.S. debates whether it has “a Russian problem”, little Finland [6 million] is again fearful of wrestling with its old neighbor. There is a new wrinkle in the Russia-Finland encounter, however. The Finns are always feeling threatened by their giant neighbor now planning one of its largest military exercises […]

Death wish: Establishment Republicans lied to voters about repealing Obamacare

Death wish: Establishment Republicans lied to voters about repealing Obamacare

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner Republican voters have been betrayed. For over seven years, GOP congressional leaders vowed to repeal Obamacare. They claimed Republicans needed to control the House, the Senate and the presidency to achieve this. The electorate awarded them all three branches of government. The result: failure. Last week Senate Majority Leader […]

‘Horrendous’ statistics: The ongoing decimation of Christians and their churches

‘Horrendous’ statistics: The ongoing decimation of Christians and their churches

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders A pervasive persecution of Christians goes on throughout the Middle East and South and Southeast Asia with relatively small organized efforts to oppose it, even among Western churchmen. True, Pope Francis has spoken out against discrimination, and in many instances, imprisonment and worse. In April he made a […]

Caliphate capital Mosul freed from ISIS terror: Has anybody noticed?

Caliphate capital Mosul freed from ISIS terror: Has anybody noticed?

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — After a bitter eight-month fight, the Iraqi military has finally freed Mosul from the brutal grip of Islamic State. This victory in retaking this key northern city has shattered the terror organization’s invincibility and moreover liberated one of the so-called Caliphate’s twin capitals. The fight […]

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