Caliphate capital Mosul freed from ISIS terror: Has anybody noticed?

Caliphate capital Mosul freed from ISIS terror: Has anybody noticed?

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — After a bitter eight-month fight, the Iraqi military has finally freed Mosul from the brutal grip of Islamic State. This victory in retaking this key northern city has shattered the terror organization’s invincibility and moreover liberated one of the so-called Caliphate’s twin capitals. The fight […]

Wounded U.S. soldier: Justin Trudeau guilty of treason for rewarding terrorist

Wounded U.S. soldier: Justin Trudeau guilty of treason for rewarding terrorist

by WorldTribune Staff, July 10, 2017 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s rewarding of $8 million in cash and a formal apology to a terrorist who attacked a compound in Afghanistan where Americans and Canadians were serving is “something a traitor would do,” a U.S. soldier who was wounded by the terrorist said. Layne Morris, who […]

Pyongyang poker: North Korea’s Marxist dynasty is still at the table

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler NEW YORK — We have seen this movie before and it never ends well. An arrogant and boastful dictator snubs the world and threatens his neighbors. The international community frets in rightful indignation but does little to respond. As tensions rise, the world appears hostage to a bully. […]

Trump hails ‘triumph of Poland’s spirit’, rallies West against militant Islam and bureaucracy

Trump hails ‘triumph of Poland’s spirit’, rallies West against militant Islam and  bureaucracy

Special to WorldTribune , July 6, 2017 President Donald Trump delivered the following speech from Warsaw’s Krasiński Square after being introduced by first lady Melania Trump: Thank you very much. That’s so nice. The United States has many great diplomats, but there is truly no better ambassador for our country than our beautiful First Lady, […]

Benghazi report: Obama team had real time awareness of attacks that killed Americans

Benghazi report: Obama team had real time awareness of attacks that killed Americans

by WorldTribune Staff, July 3, 2017 The White House, State Department and Pentagon were watching in real time when a mortar strike killed two Americans at the CIA’s annex in Benghazi on Sept. 11, 2012, the House Select Committee on Benghazi said last week. The terrorists’ mortar strike killed CIA contract security officers Tyrone Woods […]

U.S.-backed Kurdish coalition forces close in on ISIS in Raqqa

U.S.-backed Kurdish coalition forces close in on ISIS in Raqqa

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty A U.S.-backed Arab-Kurd coalition fighting Islamic State (ISIS) militants near Raqqa has captured the district of Al-Qadisia outside of the extremists’ self-declared capital in Syria, military officials say. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) took Al-Qadisia, west of Raqqa, after three days of intense fighting, the SDF […]

UN secretary general bemoans refugee tsunami, appeals for consideration and assimilation

UN secretary general bemoans refugee tsunami, appeals for consideration and assimilation

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — In an impassioned appeal to the media, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres decried the rising tide of refugees worldwide, but advised that ultimately political solutions to the crises remain the key to stem the tide creating chaotic human displacements. While more than 65 million people […]

U.S. airstrike kills Al Qaida leader in Yemen

U.S. airstrike kills Al Qaida leader in Yemen

by WorldTribune Staff, June 23, 2017 A top Al Qaida leader and two of his associates were killed in a June 16 U.S. airstrike on a jihadist stronghold in Yemen’s Shabwa province, the Pentagon said. Abu Khattab al-Awlaqi was emir for Al Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) in Shabwa, and was responsible for planning […]

Exercise in terrorism: The likely cause of Otto Warmbier’s death

Exercise in terrorism: The likely cause of Otto Warmbier’s death

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk The death of Otto Warmbier provides a powerful reminder of the torture and terrorism perpetrated by one of the world’s most repressive regimes. Americans are no doubt aware of the tyranny of the dynasty led by a man who revels in ordering the development of long-range missiles capable of […]

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