Getting real: The post-communist Russian threat in perspective

Getting real: The post-communist Russian threat in perspective

Special to WorldTribune.com By Alexander Maistrovoy While the West is busy hunting “Russian witches,” its sworn enemies are devouring it alive from within. In 1986, the manager of the largest state company Eurodif Georges Besse arrived at his office as per usual. When he got out of his car, he was shot at point-blank range […]

A strong Taiwan and U.S.-backed Asian democracies can counter China

A strong Taiwan and U.S.-backed Asian democracies can counter China

Special to WorldTribune.com By Parris H. Chang For decades Taiwan has enjoyed the widespread bipartisan support in the U.S. Congress, no matter what the stance of the executive branch. When President Jimmy Carter established diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China (PRC), de-recognized Taiwan’s Republic of China(ROC) or KMT regime, and terminated the U.S.-ROC […]

Meanwhile, in Mexico, the murder rate set records but compared to Venezuela it’s a safe haven

Meanwhile, in Mexico, the murder rate set records but compared to Venezuela it’s a safe haven

Special to WorldTribune.com By Allan Wall The arrival of a new year is accompanied by new murder statistics from the previous year in Mexico. It is a grisly tally, to be sure. One can always hope it will be lower than the previous year. Sadly, that didn’t occur this past year. As reported by CNN, […]

Don’t be so quick to knock Trump’s tariffs

Don’t be so quick to knock Trump’s tariffs

Special to WorldTribune , January 29, 2018 Commentary by David Morgan, Asheville Tribune The economic gurus are up in arms over President Donald Trump’s placing a few tariffs on some products; this time on washing machines and solar panels. The general mantra used is that tariffs are a bad idea and that these tariffs are […]

The Washington establishment and its ‘press zombies’ are in the fight for their lives

The Washington establishment and its ‘press zombies’ are in the fight for their lives

Special to WorldTribune , January 28, 2018 By John T. McNabb This commentary was first published by the North State Journal. The spectacle of the government shutdown underscores the failure of the political class to grasp the depth of contempt with which working Americans view them. To understand the pure intensity of this contempt they […]

Moscow’s infrastructure deal on N. Korea backed by Tokyo and Seoul, opposed by U.S.

Moscow’s infrastructure deal on N. Korea backed by Tokyo and Seoul, opposed by U.S.

Special to WorldTribune.com Analysis by Yossef Bodansky, Senior Editor, Global Information System / Defense & Foreign Affairs North Korea’s latest successful ballistic missile and nuclear tests were not the most important news items coming out of Pyongyang in the first weeks of September 2017. Far more important was the confirmation that Kim Jong-Un’s first child, […]

Perfect murder: How the West was won using ‘progressive’ jihad perfected in the Holy Land

Perfect murder: How the West was won using ‘progressive’ jihad perfected in the Holy Land

Special to WorldTribune.com By Alexander Maistrovoy It was like deja vu. August 2017. Paris. A rocket launcher was found in a No-Go Zone suburb. A few weeks before, the same launcher was found in Lyon, near the madrassa in the Muslim quarter … The media is silent. Human rights defenders are against Islamophobia. … Gaza. […]

Venezuela’s upheaval making waves as far North as Mexico

Venezuela’s upheaval making waves as far North as Mexico

Special to WorldTribune.com By Allan Wall Venezuela, in South America, is a beautiful country and rich in natural resources, possessing the world’s largest known oil reserves. For many years it was a stable country, but the past several decades have brought it to disaster. The economy is in shambles, with a drastic shortage of consumer […]

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. […]

China and North Korea again set to bend stronger U.S. to their will

China and North Korea again set to bend stronger U.S. to their will

Special to WorldTribune.com by William R. Hawkins, Family Security Matters The headline for a July 7 editorial in Global Times, the mouthpiece of the ruling Chinese Communist Party, read “Xi-Trump meet defies naysayers in West.” The Presidents of China and the United States met for over an hour on the sidelines of the G20 summit […]

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