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Cheney alert: Nuclear war likely, Obama violated 75-year bipartisan consensus on U.S. as ‘freedom’s defender’

Dick and Liz Cheney

Special to WorldTribune.com U.S. President Barack Obama’s capitulation to Iran in recent nuclear negotiations will likely result in “the first use of a nuclear weapon since Hiroshima and Nagasaki,” former Vice President Dick Cheney and his daughter Liz Cheney wrote […]

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How should Israel proceed in forging an alliance with Saudi Arabia?

Israel's Dore Gold, right,  and former Saudi Amb. to the U.S. Anwar Eshki  at a June meeting in Washington. / Atlantic.com

Special to WorldTribune.com By Norman Bailey Answer: With a regime like that, very carefully. While the world’s attention has been focused on the six-power agreement with Iran, collateral fallout has been taking place, both positive and negative, as a result […]

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Report calls for parallel U.S.-Israeli agreement to balance Iran deal

Amos Yadlin

Special to WorldTribune.com The United States and Israel should work out a bilateral, parallel agreement in response to the Iran nuclear deal, Israel’s former military intelligence chief said. Maj.-Gen. (ret.) Amos Yadlin said in a paper published at the International […]

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Terror proxies audition for Iranian cash bonanza with attacks on Israel

Israel said it foiled a recent terror attack aimed at visitors to Joseph's Tomb.

Special to WorldTribune.com Rockets have been fired at Israel from Gaza and the Golan Heights area in recent days, while Israeli forces foiled a bomb plot at the tomb of biblical patriarch Joseph. Meanwhile, terrorist organizations in the Gaza Strip […]

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The media’s bullying of the American people: A Persian perspective

Leading by example: Donald Trumps shows how to stand up to media bullying.

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sheda Vasseghi According to Time, in quoting Univision’s activist-reporter Jorge Ramos, “reporters need to get tougher on Donald Trump”  despite the interactions between Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and Ramos having been recorded and shared with […]

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Swiss envoy: Iran is a pole of stability … ‘be brave’

Swiss Ambassador Giulio Haas meets with Iranian President Hassan Rowhani.

Special to WorldTribune.com The Swiss are telling the world that Iran is a “pole of stability” and that investors should “be brave” and dive into Teheran’s “virgin market.” Giulio Haas, Switzerland’s ambassador to Iran, told some 500 Swiss businesspeople on […]

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Khamenei aide: Iran to lead ‘resistance axis,’ thwart U.S. influence

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Special to WorldTribune.com By Backgrounder* Iran and its Mideast allies must form a “resistance axis” to turn back American influence in the region, a top adviser to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said. Ali Akbar Velayati said that the “resistance axis” of […]

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Petraeus, Ross: Israel has the resolve and needs the bunker busters to enforce Iran deal

The Massive Ordnance Penetrator hits a test target.

Special to WorldTribune.com The United States should provide Israel with the upgraded, advanced version of the Massive Ordnance Penetrator (bunker-buster) bomb, two former Obama administration officials said. David Petraeus, former CIA director and commander of U.S. forces in Iraq and […]

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Iran angered by IAEA leak on secret side deals after Parchin report

Iranian Ambassador to the IAEA Reza Najafi

Special to WorldTribune.com Iran signaled its anger over the recent leaking of an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) document that revealed evidence Teheran had attempted to sanitize its Parchin military nuclear facility. The IAEA should “exercise utmost vigilance to ensure […]

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Iran recruiting Afghan refugees for often fatal missions to bolster Assad’s Syria

The latest estimates suggest at least 3,500 Afghans are fighting in Syria in support of Bashar Assad.

Special to WorldTribune.com Iran is said to be recruiting refugees from Afghanistan to replenish the heavily-depleted forces of Syrian President Bashar Assad. Afghans recruited as mercenaries and relatives of some fighters who were killed in Syria say the recruitment effort […]

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