As the world watched anxiously: Foreign policy double talk in the first presidential debate

As the world watched anxiously: Foreign policy double talk in the first presidential debate

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk The exchanges between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in their first debate left an uneasy feeling about U.S. foreign policy. While Trump worried about all the money the U.S. has been squandering overseas, Clinton came through with ritual affirmation of U.S. treaty commitments. Their words were empty, less than […]

Hillary Clinton’s Iran claims flatly contradicted by the facts, analysts say

Hillary Clinton’s Iran claims flatly contradicted by the facts, analysts say

by WorldTribune Staff, September 29, 2016 Hillary Clinton’s claims that on her watch as secretary of state Iran was “weeks away” from building a nuclear weapon and was building “covert facilities” were false, analysts say. “With respect to Iran, when I became secretary of state, Iran was weeks away from having enough nuclear material to […]

Hillary Clinton slams North Carolina leaders at rally in Raleigh

Hillary Clinton slams North Carolina leaders at rally in Raleigh

by WorldTribune Staff, September 29, 2016 During a campaign stop in Raleigh on Sept. 27, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton blasted North Carolina’s House Bill 2 (HB2) and scolded the state’s elected leaders for passing it. “The very mean-spirited, wrong-headed decision by your legislature and governor to pass and sign House Bill 2 has hurt […]

Trump poses no real threat to nuclear deal, Iran official claims

Trump poses no real threat to nuclear deal, Iran official claims

by WorldTribune Staff, September 29, 2016 A Donald Trump presidency would be “constrained by realities” and could not seriously impact the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, the head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization said. “I think whoever gets into the … office of the president in the United States will have to move […]

Transcripts: Orlando terror attack triggered by U.S. drone strike killing ISIL commander

Transcripts: Orlando terror attack triggered by U.S. drone strike killing ISIL commander

by WorldTribune Staff, September 28, 2016 Terrorist Omar Mateen told a police negotiator that his attack on an Orlando nightclub was motivated by a U.S. drone strike in Iraq, transcripts made public by police show. The conversations between Mateen, who killed 49 people at the Pulse nightclub, and an Orlando police negotiator on June 12 […]

Saudi elites humbled by pay cuts, told to buy their own cars, as oil prices drop

Saudi elites humbled by pay cuts, told to buy their own cars, as oil prices drop

by WorldTribune Staff, September 28, 2016 The unwritten rule in Saudi Arabia’s labor force has long been that private sector employees, in return for lifetime employment, would look the other way as public sector elites collected massive salaries and huge bonuses and enjoyed lavish perks. As the price of crude oil continues to plunge, however, […]

UN-backed Libyan government bows to Gen. Haftar’s pro-Egypt forces

UN-backed Libyan government bows to Gen. Haftar’s pro-Egypt forces

by WorldTribune Staff, September 28, 2016 Libya has been forced to grant Gen. Khalifa Haftar’s faction prominent representation in the new government, the country’s UN-backed prime minister-designate said. “We have no other choice but dialogue and reconciliation,” Fayez al-Sarraj told AFP in an interview in Paris on Sept. 27. “No one wants an escalation or […]

Something significant is going on in Saudi Arabia

Something significant is going on in Saudi Arabia

Special to WorldTribune.com By Norman Bailey A recent report from the kingdom indicates that dropping hostility to Israel is part of the Saudi regime’s far-reaching reform plans. Israel should respond. In the Sept. 14 issue of POLITICO magazine, retired U.S. diplomat Zalmay Khalilzad published a report on his most recent trip to Saudi Arabia and […]

All is not well in China, but CCP media unleash glowing info-offensive

All is not well in China, but CCP media unleash glowing info-offensive

Special to WorldTribune.com By Willy Lam, ‘Inside China’, Geostrategy-Direct.com Propaganda specialists surrounding President Xi Jinping are working overtime to burnish his reputation as a close-to-the-people savior who can best acquit himself of Chairman Mao’s “serve the people” credo. Xinhua News Agency over the weekend released a long dispatch on “the basic reform orientations” of Xi […]

Unfair and unbalanced? Report suggests first debate’s moderator was DNC tool

Unfair and unbalanced? Report suggests first debate’s moderator was DNC tool

by WorldTribune Staff, September 27, 2016 Hillary Clinton appealed several times to the “fact-checkers” during the first presidential debate. Observers have been quick to point out on non-Mainstream Media outlets that Clinton and the Democratic National Committee (DNC) already had a fact-checker on hand: the debate’s moderator. NBC News’s Lester Holt challenged Trump multiple times […]

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