Days after DNC hack, Obama issues guidelines for countering cyber attacks by foreign powers

Days after DNC hack, Obama issues guidelines for countering cyber attacks by foreign powers

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The White House on July 26 issued new guidelines on how government agencies should respond to major cyberattacks. The announcement comes amid suspicion in the U.S. government that hackers working for Russia may have engineered the leak of e-mails stolen from the Democratic National Committee in […]

With Turkey out of the Mideast power equation, what next for its neighbors, including Israel?

With Turkey out of the Mideast power equation, what next for its neighbors, including Israel?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Norman Bailey HAIFA, Israel — In 2015 column on Turkey, I wrote: “At the point that chaos threatens, the army will step in and take over”. Well, the army stepped in nine months later, but did not take over. The recent coup attempt was so badly planned and executed that it […]

In promoting HIllary Clinton, Obama referenced himself … 119 times

In promoting HIllary Clinton, Obama referenced himself … 119 times

by WorldTribune Staff, July 28, 2016 President Barack Obama addressed the Democratic National Convention on July 27 to lay out the case for Hillary Clinton as his successor. While the convention may be Clinton’s coronation, Obama is still on the throne. The president, who won’t leave office until Jan. 20, 2017, referred to himself 119 […]

Media grill Ivanka Trump on her father’s treatment of women; Chelsea gets a pass

Media grill Ivanka Trump on her father’s treatment of women; Chelsea gets a pass

by WorldTribune Staff, July 28, 2016 The major media has been relentless in grilling Ivanka Trump, daughter of GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump, about her father’s treatment of women. When it comes to Chelsea Clinton and her father Bill, it’s simply don’t ask, don’t tell. The double standard was glaring obvious on July 27 when […]

North Korea blames snake infestation on South Korean spy agency

North Korea blames snake infestation on South Korean spy agency

by WorldTribune Staff, July 28, 2016 Even his own soldiers believe North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un is making an asp of himself on this one. North Korea has ordered its border guards to round up snakes which Kim’s government says were unleashed on the North as part of a “cunning scheme” by South Korea’s spy […]

Post-coup crackdown in Turkey takes aim at the media

Post-coup crackdown in Turkey takes aim at the media

by WorldTribune Staff, July 28, 2016 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government has become a regime and is now cracking down in particular on the media, closing more television and radio stations and newspapers. Thus far, the Ankara government has shut down three news agencies, 16 TV channels, 23 radio stations, 45 newspapers, 15 magazines […]

Legacy watch: Obama said to weigh nuclear weapons policy shift

Legacy watch: Obama said to weigh nuclear weapons policy shift

Special to WorldTribune.com by Dr. Jack Caravelli, Geostrategy-Direct From his first days in office nearly eight years ago, Barack Obama has been a consistent advocate for the ultimate and complete abolition of nuclear weapons, including U.S. nuclear forces. To this end, he has hosted several nuclear summits and with Russia signed New START, a major […]

Teen who slashed French priest’s throat had been released from prison after twice attempting to join ISIL

Teen who slashed French priest’s throat had been released from prison after twice attempting to join ISIL

by WorldTribune Staff, July 27, 2016 The jihadist who executed a French priest was wearing an electronic monitoring device after his release from prison for attempts to join Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL), reports say. On July 26, Adel Kermiche and an accomplice entered the church at Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray near Rouen in Normandy, where […]

WikiLeaks: What if a President Hillary Clinton attempted to blame foreign powers for personal scandals?

WikiLeaks: What if a President Hillary Clinton attempted to blame foreign powers for personal scandals?

by WorldTribune Staff, July 27, 2016 WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said there is “no proof whatsoever” that Russia is behind the hacking of DNC emails and that Democrats’ accusations are merely a “diversion” by Hillary Clinton’s campaign. The response to the DNC leaks by team Clinton “raises questions about the natural instincts of Clinton that […]

Gulen op-ed refutes accusations, states Erdogan’s Turkey on ‘dangerous’ path to ‘one-man rule’

Gulen op-ed refutes accusations, states Erdogan’s Turkey on ‘dangerous’ path to ‘one-man rule’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 27, 2016 President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is using the aftermath of the failed coup to reign in his foes and move toward his ultimate goal of “one-man rule,” self-exiled cleric Fethullah Gulen said. Gulen, in an op-ed piece written for The New York Times, denied any involvement in the coup and […]

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