What is tough guy Kim Yong-Chol’s game and what happened in China on his way to NY?

What is tough guy Kim Yong-Chol’s game and what happened in China on his way to NY?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk It does look like Singapore is on again. You can’t have so many emissaries going back and forth, between Pyongyang and New York, between Washington and Singapore, between Pyongyang and Singapore, between Manila and Panmunjeom, without thinking these guys are serious, something’s up. What, between Manila and Panmunjeom? What’s […]

40 million enslaved by human trafficking: ‘Cops and clergy’ join forces

40 million enslaved by human trafficking: ‘Cops and clergy’ join forces

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The challenge is growing. The risk is widening. The stakes are stark. Those are some of the key takeaways from a UN press briefing on an expanding and dangerous global challenge; human slavery and sex trafficking where forty million lives hang in a precarious balance […]

Ridding the culture of Roseanne Barr: A closer look

Ridding the culture of Roseanne Barr: A closer look

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner The firing of Roseanne Barr is a cultural watershed — a major victory for the progressive Left and political correctness. It also exemplifies the hideous hypocrisy and double-standard at the heart of modern liberalism. Decent people everywhere should be outraged. ABC executives canceled the hit sitcom, “Roseanne,” after its […]

Stakeholders agree: Trump and Kim simply must sit down and talk

Stakeholders agree: Trump and Kim simply must sit down and talk

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk SEOUL – If there’s anything the presidents of the U.S. and South Korea and the leader of North Korea are sure about, it’s the need for two of them, President Donald Trump and Chairman Kim Jong-Un, to meet in the very near future. Trump reaffirmed the need for the […]

I would put down my money on the summit, and here’s why

I would put down my money on the summit, and here’s why

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk It is time now to calculate the odds on whether President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un meet up even if not quite as scheduled on June 12 in Singapore. I’ve heard just about everything ― from 99 to 1 in favor to 99 to 1 against […]

What next on Korean summit? Pyongyang, White House, columnist left guessing

What next on Korean summit? Pyongyang, White House, columnist left guessing

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk SEOUL — President Donald Trump ignited another firestorm of controversy with his shock decision to call off his summit with Kim Jong-Un as planned for June 12 in Singapore. At the same time, the possibility lingered that he might still go back to a summit. Inside his administration, key […]

Another promise kept: Trump acts on Planned Parenthood abortions after GOP failed

Another promise kept: Trump acts on Planned Parenthood abortions after GOP failed

Special to WorldTribune.com By Grace Vuoto President Donald Trump will curtail Planned Parenthood’s ability to administer abortions, thus keeping a central campaign promise. The President will use executive action to enact a 1988 Reagan regulation, upheld by the Supreme Court, that dictates the precise use of federal funds for family planning services. Organizations like Planned […]

China blocks UN solution for Burma’s 1 million Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

China blocks UN solution for Burma’s 1 million Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Amid continuing destruction of villages, attacks on children and a widening displacement of refugees, members of the UN Security Council visited Burma and neighboring Bangladesh to assess the widening humanitarian carnage. The officially dubbed Mission to Myanmar, as the country is officially known, offered diplomats […]

Massachusetts judge nixes prison time for immigrant heroin dealer

Massachusetts judge nixes prison time for immigrant heroin dealer

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner Liberal judges in Massachusetts are out of control. They pose a mortal danger to public safety, and need to be reined in. Exhibit A is Salem Superior Court Judge Timothy Feeley. He has blood on his hands. Feeley ruled Tuesday that a notorious local drug dealer, Manuel Soto-Vittini, will […]

Smoke and mirrors: Kim wants world to witness destruction of already-obliterated test site

Smoke and mirrors: Kim wants world to witness destruction of already-obliterated test site

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk It’s not enough that North Korea should abruptly cancel South-North talks on military tensions and another long-awaited round of reunions of fast-fading families divided by the 1950-53 Korean War. Now we’re not even sure Kim Jong-Un will go through with his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump. It’s hard […]