The overlooked Iranian people and a broken deal’s billion dollar questions

The overlooked Iranian people and a broken deal’s billion dollar questions

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Just days after the global sigh of relief regarding the upcoming United States-North Korea Summit, world opinion swung back into bitter criticism over the Trump Administration’s announcement that it was scrapping America’s participation in the Iran Nuclear Deal, the penultimate diplomatic legacy of the Obama […]

Beware the ‘Vietnam model’ in negotiating ‘peace’ on the Korean peninsula

Beware the ‘Vietnam model’ in negotiating ‘peace’ on the Korean peninsula

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk What is this disturbing nonsense we sometimes hear about a “Vietnam model” for permanent peace on the Korean peninsula? Whoever’s talking about that either has to be joking or is totally unaware of the tragedy that befell South Vietnam after the signing of the “Paris peace accords” that were […]

Traitor: John Kerry ends his public service career as it started

Traitor: John Kerry ends his public service career as it started

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner John Kerry committed treason. The Boston Globe recently revealed that the former secretary of state conducted “shadow diplomacy” with Iran’s foreign minister. The goal: to preserve the 2015 Iran nuclear deal crafted by Kerry and then-President Obama. President Trump announced Tuesday that the U.S. is pulling out of the […]

Contempt for Melania Trump and Gina Haspel exposes Left’s fake ‘feminism’

Contempt for Melania Trump and Gina Haspel exposes Left’s fake ‘feminism’

Special to WorldTribune.com By Grace Vuoto It is supposed to be a new era of female empowerment, fueled by the #Me Too movement. Yet, those aspirations do not apply to elite conservative women like First Lady Melania Trump or President Donald Trump’s nominee to head the CIA, Gina Haspel. For these women, the nation’s liberal […]

The summit that could end a 65-year Cold War: Great expectations, greater ifs . . .

The summit that could end a 65-year Cold War: Great expectations, greater ifs . . .

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Amid startling twists, turns and tribulations, the United States is preparing for a once improbable Summit meeting with North Korea to defuse Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons and ballistic missile threat. Earlier in the year the “experts” and those who instinctively know better were predicting a probable […]

Both Koreas and the world want to know: What is Trump thinking?

Both Koreas and the world want to know: What is Trump thinking?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk Forget about the U.S. pulling troops from Korea any time soon. It’s not going to happen, at least to judge by the denials from the White House and President Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton. “Utter nonsense,” was all Bolton had to say about a report that Trump had […]

What Macron said about French-American ties (page A10 in the NY Times)

What Macron said about French-American ties (page A10 in the NY Times)

Special to WorldTribune By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Stressing the shared values and security interests which have united France and the United States for over two centuries, French President Emmanuel Macron visited Washington, D.C. This first formal State Visit of the Trump presidency was reserved for the USA’s oldest European ally, not to […]

Passive aggressive Mexico enables the ongoing migrant invasion of the USA

Passive aggressive Mexico enables the ongoing migrant invasion of the USA

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner America is being invaded. This is the real meaning of the Central American migrant caravan that has just crossed our southern border with impunity. For over six weeks, the mainstream media has documented — and cheered on — hundreds of illegal immigrants from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador as […]

Kanye West vs. groupthink: A powerful defense of liberty from an unlikely source

Kanye West vs. groupthink: A powerful defense of liberty from an unlikely source

Special to WorldTribune.com By Grace Vuoto Should we laugh or cry that it is currently renowned rapper and fashion designer Kanye West who is holding high the torch of free speech and free thought? He sounds almost like John Stuart Mill in his bold defense of liberty. “You don’t have to agree with Trump but […]