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 […]

Some blunt questions for the authors of our new Afghanistan strategy

Some blunt questions for the authors of our new Afghanistan strategy

Special to WorldTribune.com By Washington staff, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs U.S. President Donald Trumps was fully aware that his Aug. 21, 2017, speech on a supposedly new U.S. “strategy” on Afghanistan — his first major prime time policy speech since taking office — was neither his speech nor his policy. Neither was it, in any […]

Pakistan warns new U.S. strategy for Afghanistan ‘doomed to failure’

Pakistan warns new U.S. strategy for Afghanistan ‘doomed to failure’

by WorldTribune Staff, August 28, 2017 Pakistani officials said U.S. President Donald Trump’s outline for a new strategy in Afghanistan “won’t work.” Saying that Trump’s plan is “doomed to failure,” Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi told Bloomberg in an interview published on Aug. 27 that “From Day One, we have been saying very clearly […]

Pakistan’s Sharif resigns after Supreme Court orders his removal

Pakistan’s Sharif resigns after Supreme Court orders his removal

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty, Radio Mashaal ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s Supreme Court disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on July 28, ordering his removal from office in connection with corruption charges stemming from the Panama Papers leak in 2016. Sharif resigned shortly after the court order was issued amid tight security in […]

Tech for former DNC chairwoman arrested at Dulles Airport attempting to flee country

Tech for former DNC chairwoman arrested at Dulles Airport attempting to flee country

by WorldTribune Staff, July 25, 2017 A Pakistani-born IT specialist working for Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the former Democratic National Committee chairwoman, was arrested Monday at Dulles Airport while trying to leave the country. Fox News reported the arrest of Imran Awan on bank fraud charges . Awan has been in the news this week […]

‘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 […]

Explosion kills 153 Pakistanis gathering fuel from overturned tanker truck

Explosion kills 153 Pakistanis gathering fuel from overturned tanker truck

by WorldTribune Staff, June 25, 2017 An overturned oil tanker exploded in Pakistan, killing at least 153 people who had been trying to gather fuel that had spilled in the crash. The oil tanker overturned on a bend in a highway on the outskirts of the city of Bahawalpur, Reuters reported on June 25. About […]

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 […]

China now has base in Africa, eyes Pakistan for future site, Pentagon says

China now has base in Africa, eyes Pakistan for future site, Pentagon says

by WorldTribune Staff, June 7, 2017 On the heels of establishing its first naval base in Africa, China is now said to be looking to Pakistan as the possible site of the future military base, the Pentagon said in an annual report to Congress released on June 6. The Pentagon report forecast that Beijing would […]

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