Urgent agenda item for Shanghai group summit: ‘Armed extremists’ in Afghanistan

Urgent agenda item for Shanghai group summit: ‘Armed extremists’ in Afghanistan

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Russia says the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) will discuss a “very tense situation” in Afghanistan when the grouping holds its summit in Uzbekistan this week. Kremlin aide Yury Ushakov said on June 22 that an estimated 60,000 “armed extremists” were fighting in Afghanistan, including 10,000 under […]

Obama claims ISIL ‘contained’, but CIA reports ‘six functioning armies’ in Mideast, Africa

Obama claims ISIL ‘contained’, but  CIA reports ‘six functioning armies’ in Mideast, Africa

by WorldTribune Staff, June 23, 2016 Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) is expanding in Africa and the Middle East, according to the U.S. Congress and the CIA, a direct contradiction of President Barack Obama’s claim that the terror organization has been “contained.” ISIL “has created at least six functioning armies” in Libya, Egypt, […]

Small wars focus has undermined the U.S. Army’s readiness for major conflicts

Small wars focus has undermined the U.S. Army’s readiness for major conflicts

Special to WorldTribune.com by Dr. Jack Caravelli, Geostrategy-Direct Since the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, the U.S. military has been engaged in a series of “small wars,” conducting low level combat operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. This style of warfare has been focused on close combat and small unit operations, often supported by air […]

Trump would temporarily ban Afghan, Pakistani immigrants from U.S.

Trump would temporarily ban Afghan, Pakistani immigrants from U.S.

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Donald Trump, the presumptive U.S. Republican presidential nominee, hardened his position against allowing Muslims into the United States and said his ban would target Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Syria. In a speech on national security on June 13, a day after 49 people were killed by an […]

Cannibalism, sexual perversions, animal abuse: The descent of Middle Eastern Islam into a primeval abyss

Cannibalism, sexual perversions, animal abuse: The descent of Middle Eastern Islam into a primeval abyss

The Islamic world of the Middle East is sinking into the gloomy and forgotten past: the Bronze Age, the world of slavery, human sacrifice, pedophilia, sexual sacred traditions, beliefs in conspiracies and now the most terrible — ritual cannibalism Special to WorldTribune.com By Alexander Maistrovoy In the 90s, when working on an article about homeless […]

Afghan intel confirms U.S. drone strike killed Taliban leader

Afghan intel confirms U.S. drone strike killed Taliban leader

by WorldTribune Staff, May 22, 2016 The leader of the Afghan Taliban was killed in a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan, Afghanistan intelligence sources have confirmed. The May 21 attack killed Mullah Akhtar Mansour, the sources said. U.S. officials said the drone strike was authorized by President Barack Obama and “showed the United States was […]

As it is written — Part III, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s command to ‘every Muslim in every place’

As it is written — Part III, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s command to ‘every Muslim in every place’

Special to WorldTribune.com, May 19, 2016 By Yossef Bodansky, Senior Editor, Global Information System / Defense & Foreign Affairs Part I, Part II. The initial alienation of grassroots, European-born and educated Muslim youth was a result of the overall deteriorating economic and social conditions throughout Western Europe. But this socio-economic frustration quickly transformed into a […]

As it is written: The Jihadists in their own words — Part II, Advancing terror to ‘savagery’

As it is written: The Jihadists in their own words — Part II, Advancing terror to ‘savagery’

Special to WorldTribune.com By Yossef Bodansky, Senior Editor, Global Information System / Defense & Foreign Affairs [See: Part I, The subversion of Europe, May 13, 2016] In 2004, Sheikh Abu Bakr Naji published his main book titled “Management of Savagery: The Most Critical Stage Through Which the Islamic Nation Will Pass” which would define the […]

Sworn statement by Green Beret delivers blistering indictment of U.S. Afghanistan command

Sworn statement by Green Beret delivers blistering indictment of U.S. Afghanistan command

Special to WorldTribune.com A U.S. Army Green Beret said a “profound lack of strategy” has plagued the 14-year war effort in Afghanistan. “The enemy operates with impunity throughout the country due to our relentless commitment to avoid principled strategy and decision-making processes,” the Special Forces soldier says in a sworn statement, according to a report […]

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