50 years later: Does anyone remember the Czechoslovak crackdown in 1968?

50 years later: Does anyone remember the Czechoslovak crackdown in 1968?

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — The light mist on the Danube river and the morning radiance on the honey-hued buildings of the Comenius University greet each summer day with the optimism of a fresh beginning. Yet this is August and the memories of the past still dart among shadows and […]

Report: Iran’s presence in Syria dominated Helsinki summit

Report: Iran’s presence in Syria dominated Helsinki summit

by WorldTribune Staff, August 17, 2018 During their summit last month in Helsinki, U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed that Iran should withdraw from the Syrian conflict, a report said. Iran’s role in Syria was the dominant topic in the meeting between Trump and Putin, a U.S. administration official said, according […]

U.S. hits Russian, Chinese firms for breaching N. Korea sanctions

U.S. hits Russian, Chinese firms for breaching N. Korea sanctions

by WorldTribune Staff, August 16, 2018 The U.S. Treasury Department on Aug. 15 announced new sanctions on a Russian port service agency which aided North Korean ships and a Chinese firm and its Singapore affiliate which sold alcohol and tobacco products to Pyongyang in breach of current U.S. sanctions. Russian-based Profinet Pte Ltd and its […]

Opposition researcher dined with key Russian before, after Trump Tower meeting

Opposition researcher dined with key Russian before, after Trump Tower meeting

by WorldTribune Staff, August 14, 2018 A meeting at Trump Tower in June 2016 between Trump campaign officials and a Russian lawyer with ties to the Kremlin is a cornerstone in claims that Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia. It may also have been a trap set for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, a report said. The […]

Hanson on Left’s Russia flip-flop: ‘Stupidest policy’ in recent U.S. history

Hanson on Left’s Russia flip-flop: ‘Stupidest policy’ in recent U.S. history

by WorldTribune Staff, August 6, 2018 Not long ago, the Left ridiculed what it saw as “right-wing American paranoia over a bogus ‘Russian bear,’ ” a columnist noted. Then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton played up the “Russian reset,” even famously presenting the Kremlin’s foreign minister with a prop reset button. Now, the Left’s “Russia-is-Satan construct […]

Russians approached Trumps, columnist notes, but Clinton team paid for Russian dirt on Trump

Russians approached Trumps, columnist notes, but Clinton team paid for Russian dirt on Trump

by WorldTribune Staff, August 5, 2018 The Trump Tower meeting between Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner, Paul Manafort and a group of Russians claiming to have dirt on Hillary Clinton is “Exhibit A” in special counsel Robert Mueller’s collusion investigaton, but it “took place at the request of the Russians. They were the ones who […]

Official: U.S. cut off $10 billion in Russian arms transfers with ‘more to come’

Official: U.S. cut off $10 billion in Russian arms transfers with ‘more to come’

by WorldTribune Staff, August 2, 2018 President Donald Trump’s administration has halted some $10 billion in Russian arms transfers in recent months, according to a U.S. State Department official. “We’ve already had what we view as a remarkable degree of success in putting a dent in Russia’s future arms revenues and in making it much […]

Analysts: Trump’s hard line on Russia, followed by charm offensive, is aimed at China

Analysts: Trump’s hard line on Russia, followed by charm offensive, is aimed at China

by WorldTribune Staff, July 31, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump has taken actions that hit both Russian and Chinese interests hard, reinforcing his image abroad as a “master tactician,” analysts said. Now, Trump is warming to Moscow as part of a wider strategy to counter China. “Trump is trying to reach out to Putin and trying to detach Russia from […]

New standard of journalistic excellence: Effectiveness at degrading Trump

New standard of journalistic excellence: Effectiveness at degrading Trump

Special to WorldTribune.com By Grace Vuoto Members of the American press corps are less interested in doing their job than they are in humiliating President Donald Trump. Their opposition to his policies is tainting their performance — and embarrassing us on the world stage. In Helsinki, at a historic July 16 summit between Trump and […]

Federal judge orders deposition of Clinton opposition research group in Russian’s libel suit

Federal judge orders deposition of Clinton opposition research group in Russian’s libel suit

by WorldTribune Staff, July 29, 2018 A federal judge in Miami is requiring the firm which played a major role in distributing the unverified Trump dossier to undergo a deposition in a libel suit filed by a Russian entrepreneur against the news site which first published Christopher Steele’s December 2016 memo in full. Judge Ursula […]

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