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Poor, disenfranchised terrorists like son-of-a-billionaire Bin Laden? Please, Mr. President

Obama speaks at the Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection in Palo Alto, California

Special to WorldTribune.com By Fred Fleitz Did President Obama really say at the “countering violent extremism summit” yesterday and in his recent LA Times op-ed that jihadist terrorist groups are winning recruits by exploiting economic, political and historic grievances that […]

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The Indian Ocean emerging as central nexus of 21st century geopolitics

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Special to WorldTribune.com By Dr. Assad Homayoun The Indian Ocean has already become the key focus of the global strategic and commercial contest for the 21st Century. The realization is slowly dawning in Europe and the Americas that this is […]

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Who is answering the global jihad threat to Christendom? Not the U.S. or its president

The Coptic Christians in advance of their execution by ISIL thugs.

Special to WorldTribune.com By Fred Fleitz Most of the world is still in shock over the recent execution of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya by ISIL Islamist terrorists. Coming on the heels of the immolation of Jordanian pilot Muath […]

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Lacking a national strategy, suppose America retrenches

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Special to WorldTribune.com by Harlan Ullman Critics accuse President Barack Obama of being a foreign policy minimalist seeking to do the least harm (or no stupid “stuff”) rather than by choosing more effective if riskier solutions. In fairness, the president […]

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Focus of Feinstein’s Intelligence Committee uproar shifts from CIA to Democratic Senate staffers

Sen. Dianne Feinstein,  former chairman of the Senate Intelligence.Committee.

Special to WorldTribune.com By Fred Fleitz, for National Review Online Many in Congress and the news media were surprised by a recent CIA Accountability Board report that cleared CIA personnel of wrongdoing in last year’s spying-on-Congress scandal, a finding that […]

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The backroom deal for Bergdahl: Obama risked global security, emboldened our enemy

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Special to WorldTribune.com By Karen & Billy Vaughn President Obama’s decision to swap five Taliban commanders held in Guantanamo in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdhal will no doubt go down in history as one of America’s darkest hours. We traded […]

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‘American Sniper’: God, country, family

American Sniper was directed by Clint Eastwood.

Special to WorldTribune.com By Loredana Vuoto Chris Kyle is a hero. American Sniper, the blockbuster movie about this patriot, has captured the heart of many Americans. The movie has already grossed $250 million worldwide and has received six Oscar nominations, […]

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Obama’s legacy of retreat, shame, and betrayal has tainted a great nation

Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld: “Weakness is provocative.”

Special to WorldTribune.com By Billy and Karen Vaughn President Obama’s State of the Union speech was yet another glaring reminder of just how out of touch he is with reality and the true threat of radical Islam on the West. […]

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Contrast: Putin backs existing Mideast balance of power as Obama boosts Iran’s ‘jihadist ascent’

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Special to WorldTribune.com By Yossef Bodansky, Senior Editor, Global Information System / Defense & Foreign Affairs The modern Arab State is gone, rejected by the vast majority of the populace. Libya, Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon are no more, and Jordan […]

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ISIL looks to Afghanistan but faces resistance from the Taliban, Pakistan, China

ISIL forces in Syria.

Special to WorldTribune.com By Brian M Downing The Islamist State of Iraq and Levant is seeking to capitalize on its summer offensives in Syria and Iraq by establishing itself as the leader of Islamist militancy – this, at the expense […]

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