Gloom: A world of uncertainty and in America, a union that may not hold

Gloom: A world of uncertainty and in America, a union that may not hold

Special to WorldTribune.com Editor’s Note: The following analysis echoes assessments heard last week in Washington from normally upbeat insiders. One former CIA analyst who held senior posts in an Democrat administration wonders if the U.S. will survive and doesn’t want to eywitness its demise. Another veteran warrior, in but not of the “Swamp”, suggested that […]

Crowns vs chaos: Brexit and Trump repudiated governance by ‘urban globalists’

Crowns vs chaos: Brexit and Trump repudiated governance by ‘urban globalists’

Special to WorldTribune.com By Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs What form of governance is “best”? What is most durable? What is most equitable? What produces the best economic results? These questions are usually posed — and the answers are usually imposed — as though a universally applicable model could be found by […]

U.S. State Dept. adds Kashmir’s Hizbul Mujahideen to terror list

U.S. State Dept. adds Kashmir’s Hizbul Mujahideen to terror list

Special to WorldTribune.com By Christopher Sparks, August 16, 2017 The U.S. State Department on Aug. 16 announced it has designated Kashmir separatist group Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) a foreign terrorist organization. The designation comes three days after one of HM’s top commanders was killed in a gun battle with Indian army troops and police from the […]

India defies missile-exporting China with cruise missile sale to Vietnam

India defies missile-exporting China with cruise missile sale to Vietnam

by WorldTribune Staff, August 14, 2017 India’s sale to Vietnam of a short-range, supersonic anti-ship missile has opened a new conflict in an already tense situation with China, an analyst said. Vietnam will receive the BrahMos which is considered one of the most effective and lethal anti-ship missiles in the world, with speeds reaching Mach […]

U.S., Japan and India take part in joint naval drills seen as signal to China

U.S., Japan and India take part in joint naval drills seen as signal to China

by WorldTribune Staff, July 12, 2017 The U.S., Japanese and Indian navies have each dispatched aircraft carriers to the Bay of Bengal to take part in an exercise which analysts say is aimed at checking China’s increased presence in the region. The USS Nimitz of the U.S. Navy, INS Vikramaditya of the Indian Navy and […]

‘Chemistry’ between two leaders called ‘win-win’ for U.S.-India ties

‘Chemistry’ between two leaders called ‘win-win’ for U.S.-India ties

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to the USA not quite knowing what to expect from planned summit meetings with President Donald Trump. After all while both leaders are known as brash and outspoken figures, the visitor from New Delhi was particularly nervous over trade […]

What to do about China? Time to play the India card

What to do about China? Time to play the India card

by William R. Hawkins, FamilySecurityMatters.org “Our robust strategic partnership is such that it touches upon almost all areas of human endeavor….We consider the USA as our primary partner for India’s social and economic transformation in all our flagship programs and schemes,” proclaimed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 26. The venue was the joint press conference […]

World population spiking in India and Nigeria, declining in Europe and Japan

World population spiking in India and Nigeria, declining in Europe and Japan

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Countries with the world’s youngest and fastest growing populations are concentrated in Africa, Latin America, and Asia The world’s population will grow from 7.6 billion this year to 9.8 billion in 2050, with India, Pakistan, and seven other countries accounting for half of that increase, the […]

Economic Freedom Index: U.S. dropped to 17th in 2016

Economic Freedom Index: U.S. dropped to 17th in 2016

By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The American economy slipped yet again to a lower ranking in 2016 as a result of a combination of regulatory burdens, large public debt and business taxes according to a watchdog survey of global economic freedoms. The annual Heritage Index of Economic Freedom saw the U.S. economy slip […]

South Asia boom, Trump initiatives are the good news for a sagging global economy

South Asia boom, Trump initiatives are the good news for a sagging global economy

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Modest global economic recovery is expected, but a return to robust and sustained growth remains elusive, according to the World Economic Situation Report, the UN’s barometer of international economic trends. The current survey states that while the world economy grew by a a modest 2.2 […]

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