Mattis: No post-Helsinki progress on cooperation with Russia in Syria

Mattis: No post-Helsinki progress on cooperation with Russia in Syria

by WorldTribune Staff, July 25, 2018 The Helsinki summit did not change the U.S. military’s stance on cooperation with Russia in Syria, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on July 24. “What we do with the Russian Federation, we deconflict our operations. We do not coordinate them, we deconflict them . . . to make certain […]

Israel downs Syrian warplane, rejects Russia’s proposed 100-km buffer zone offer

Israel downs Syrian warplane, rejects Russia’s proposed 100-km buffer zone offer

by WorldTribune Staff, July 23, 2018 Israel on July 22 rejected Russia’s offer of a buffer zone that would keep Iranian forces in Syria away from the Golan Heights ceasefire line. Meanwhile, Israel on July 24 said it shot down a Syrian warplane that crossed into the occupied Golan Heights. Israel’s military said it fired […]

Trump again states his case on Russia: ‘It could be other people also’

Trump again states his case on Russia: ‘It could be other people also’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 23, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump said he accepts the “intelligence community’s conclusion that Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election took place.” However, he added: “It could be other people also. A lot of people out there.” U.S. President Donald Trump says he ‘gave up nothing’ to Russia at last week’s summit in […]

How has Trump been tough on Russia? Think tank counts the ways

How has Trump been tough on Russia? Think tank counts the ways

by WorldTribune Staff, July 21, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump has been much tougher on Russia than his predecessor, a think tank reported. Trump has made several anti-Russia moves both economically and militarily in the past two years, the Security Studies Group said. President Barack Obama, meanwhile, defended Russian President Vladimir Putin during the “reset” era, […]

Europe’s terrorism nightmare: Those required to notice explain that all is well

Europe’s terrorism nightmare: Those required to notice explain that all is well

Special to WorldTribune.com By Alexander Maistrovoy In 1983, Robert Irwin wrote a fantasy novel “The Arabian Nightmare” about a young Englishman who was dragged into a whirlwind of sinister and ridiculous events in Cairo. The Arabian nightmare he learned was like a disease or a curse. It was terrible and obscene and monotonous, yet fearful. […]

Trump says Putin agreed to help on N. Korea, touts IQ of those who ‘loved my press conference’

Trump says Putin agreed to help on N. Korea, touts IQ of those who ‘loved my press conference’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 18, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump said he was successful at the Helsinki Summit in getting a commitment from Russian President Vladimir Putin to help with North Korea. Trump tweeted: “Russia has agreed to help with North Korea, where relationships with us are very good and the process is moving along. […]

Russia Studies prof compares Putin summit reaction to ‘mob violence’; Rand Paul calls critics ‘deranged’

Russia Studies prof compares Putin summit reaction to ‘mob violence’; Rand Paul calls critics ‘deranged’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 18, 2018 The reaction by the major media, Democrats and many conservatives to U.S. President Donald Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin was likened to “mob violence” by a Russian Studies professor. Sen. Rand Paul said in a separate interview that many of the president’s critics on the summit seemed […]

Trump’s triumph in Helsinki against outdated globalists at home and abroad

Trump’s triumph in Helsinki against outdated globalists at home and abroad

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner President Trump has achieved a remarkable victory. For over 25 years, the foreign policy establishment — an alliance of neoconservatives and liberal internationalists — has imposed its will on America and the world. At Helsinki and the NATO summit, Trump overturned that agenda. This is the real reason why […]

Blowback: Prominent voices come to Trump’s defense after Putin summit

Blowback: Prominent voices come to Trump’s defense after Putin summit

by WorldTribune Staff, July 17, 2018 While #TreasonSummit was trending among The Resistance and Never-Trumpers, among them former CIA director John Brennan, others hailed U.S. President Donald Trump’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. “The mere fact of a U.S. president seeking better relations with Russia should not be controversial,” James S. Robbins, a Department […]

Mueller’s ‘politicized’ indictments hit as ‘improper’ interference in U.S. foreign policy

Mueller’s ‘politicized’ indictments hit as ‘improper’ interference in U.S. foreign policy

by WorldTribune Staff, July 17, 2018 Three days before the Trump-Putin summit in Helskinki, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein last week announced grand jury indictments of 12 Russian intelligence officers in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. And “there is absolutely no chance any of the Russian officials charged will ever see the inside […]