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 […]

One world under China? Beijing rolls out BRI initiative; U.S. can’t agree on renewing its own infrastructure

One world under China? Beijing rolls out BRI initiative; U.S. can’t agree on renewing its own infrastructure

The Belt and Road Initiative is the vanguard for Beijing’s reach for global power. It may not work, given all the imponderables of a project on this scale, not to mention conflicting interests with nations along its route. But at least the Chinese are showing the kind of social energy necessary to achieve great things. […]

Report from Berlin: Islamist Sharia police openly terrorize migrants, forbid assimilation

Report from Berlin: Islamist Sharia police  openly terrorize migrants, forbid assimilation

by WorldTribune Staff, July 10, 2017 Police in Berlin are investigating a series of assaults tied to a large mob of Islamists who are openly enforcing Sharia law in Germany’s capital. Witnesses say Salafists from Chechnya, a predominantly Sunni Muslim region in Russia, are circulating a chilling video on social media and other threats of […]

Pope’s preferred journalist, an atheist, conveys concerns about G20, immigration

Pope’s preferred journalist, an atheist, conveys concerns about G20, immigration

by WorldTribune Staff, July 9, 2017 As world powers gathered in Hamburg, Germany for the G20, Pope Francis aired his concerns that migrants “are drawn to the continents and countries of ancient wealth … especially Europe.” In an interview with Italian journalist Eugenio Scalfari, an avowed atheist, Francis said that “colonialism began in Europe. There […]

Brit journalists again beat U.S. rivals with cutting edge Trump-Putin body language analysis

Brit journalists again beat U.S. rivals with cutting edge Trump-Putin body language analysis

by WorldTribune Staff, July 7, 2017 The major media in the U.S. has been body-slammed again. This time, Britain’s The Sun Online beat the U.S. outlets to the punch by enlisting a body language expert to analyze the much-anticipated initial face-to-face meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Body language expert […]

Helmut Kohl, 87: Architect of German reunification, U.S. friend

Helmut Kohl, 87: Architect of German reunification, U.S. friend

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Thirty years ago this week in 1987, President Ronald Reagan visiting Berlin, made his famous challenge, “Mr. Gorbachev, Tear Down This Wall.” Alongside the American President stood German Chancellor Helmut Kohl. A few years earlier I met Helmut Kohl campaigning in his native Rheinland. Kohl, […]

Unreported: Germany hit with stabbing epidemic by migrants

Unreported: Germany hit with stabbing epidemic by migrants

by WorldTribune Staff, June 8, 2017 Germany has been plagued by a wave of crimes where knives were the weapon of choice. The surge in stabbings coincides with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s decision to allow some two million migrants from Africa, Asia and the Middle East into Germany, a report said. More than 1,600 knife-related crimes […]

Trump’s break with G7 climate consensus caused melt-down in polite society

Trump’s break with G7 climate consensus caused melt-down in polite society

by WorldTribune Staff, May 30, 2017 At the Group of 7 (G7) summit, agreeing to disagree on shared convictions so strongly-held that they approach religious fervor is not an option. It is simply not cool. Therefore, when U.S. President Donald Trump broke ranks on the Paris Agreement climate accord over the weekend at G7, sophisticates […]

Trump asks NATO to be ‘fair to the people and taxpayers of the United States’

Trump asks NATO to be ‘fair to the people and taxpayers of the United States’

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — President Donald Trump has scolded some members of the Atlantic Alliance for not paying their “fair share” in defense spending. Addressing the NATO Summit in Brussels, the American president followed in the footsteps of many of his predecessors in saying that some members of the […]

Why communism gets a pass from our one-party system and culture

Why communism gets a pass from our one-party system and culture

Special to WorldTribune.com By Ileana Johnson, Fairfax Free Citizen A bill narrowly passed the house in California, repealing part of the law enacted during the Cold War era in our country’s history when communists were really active and infiltrating our government, attempting to overthrow it. The bill proposed to eliminate the section which allowed the […]

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