North Carolina publisher sickened by his survey of 2016 campaign coverage

North Carolina publisher sickened by his survey of 2016 campaign coverage

Special to WorldTribune.com For just one week, I perused 14 newspapers and found 119 anti-Trump articles – 25 from the New York Times, 16 from The Wall Street Journal, 22 from The Washington Post, 19 from USA Today (7 in one paper), 9 from the Los Angeles Times, and 8 from The Boston Globe… What they […]

SuperCobra gunships join U.S. late-summer air operations in Libya

SuperCobra gunships join U.S. late-summer air operations in Libya

by WorldTribune Staff, August 26, 2016 The United States has deployed AH-1W SuperCobra attack helicopters to Libya to join U.S. operations against Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL), begun this month. The SuperCobras, the Marines’ twin-engine gunships, carried out operations against ISIL targets in Sirte in the past few days, according to U.S. Africa […]

Bratislava on the Danube — Central Europe’s quiet post-Soviet success story

Bratislava on the Danube — Central Europe’s quiet post-Soviet success story

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — The majestic Danube River connects Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest. Just 40 miles downriver from Vienna, the historic city of Bratislava rises above the Danubian plain.  Still the turrets of Bratislava castle on the hill are more picturesque than forbidding but are usually missed in a […]

Big media put lid on simmering feud between NC’s African-American Caucus and state Democrats

Big media put lid on simmering feud between NC’s African-American Caucus and state Democrats

by WorldTribune Staff, August 26, 2016 As the November elections approach in the key swing state of North Carolina, major media have overlooked attempts by the African-American Caucus (AAC) of the North Carolina Democratic Party to remove Patsy Keever as party chair. Only the conservative Asheville Tribune covered the story, and one of its articles […]

Iran rapper who backed Khamenei and nuclear power arrested for spreading depravity

Iran rapper who backed Khamenei and nuclear power arrested for spreading depravity

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty By Farangis Najibullah and Mohammad Reza Yazdanpanah Iranian fans have taken to Instagram and other social media to demand the release of Amir Tataloo, a popular and controversial rapper arrested on charges of spreading depravity among youth. “Free Tataloo!” and “He Is Not Guilty!” say dozens […]

The dirty little secret about Trump can be summed up in one word: ‘Landslide’

The dirty little secret about Trump can be summed up in one word: ‘Landslide’

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner Forget the establishment media, the rigged polls and the anti-Trump talking heads. The dirty secret of this election is that Donald Trump can win — and in a landslide. The reason is simple: America does not want a third Obama term. The only poll that truly matters is the […]

Iran IRGC military vessels defied warnings, approached USS Nitze near Strait Of Hormuz

Iran IRGC military vessels defied warnings, approached USS Nitze near Strait Of Hormuz

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Four Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps vessels “harassed” a U.S. warship near the Strait of Hormuz, U.S. defense officials said on August 24. Admiral John Richardson said no missiles were fired in the incident, but it illustrated the continuing military tensions with Teheran. Last December, Iranian ships […]

Prof tries to explain in an op-ed why the UNC faculty is 12:1 Democrats

Prof tries to explain in an op-ed why the UNC faculty is 12:1 Democrats

by WorldTribune Staff, August 25, 2016 Democrats outnumber Republicans by 12 to 1 on the faculty at the University of North Carolina. The reason? Because most Republicans are climate change deniers. That’s the logic being used by professor William Snider, director of the UNC Neuroscience Center. And if you don’t toe the prof’s line, well […]

Where does bankrupt North Korea get the cash for those skyscrapers and missiles?

Where does bankrupt North Korea get the cash for those skyscrapers and missiles?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk U.S.-China relations are at their worst in years, and North and South Korean are not getting along either. In fact, relations between those two are at such a low ebb that two-way trade, once about several hundred million dollars a year, has almost ceased. Curiously, however, North Korean coal […]

Turkey invades Syria, targets ISIL-held border town ahead of Kurdish militia

Turkey invades Syria, targets ISIL-held border town ahead of Kurdish militia

by WorldTribune Staff, August 24, 2016 Turkish tanks and special forces rolled across the border on Aug. 24 in an unprecedented operation to drive Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) out of the Syrian town of Jarabulus. Turkey’s army was backed by international coalition airstrikes in its effort to take the ISIL-controlled territory ahead […]

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