Days after DNC hack, Obama issues guidelines for countering cyber attacks by foreign powers

Days after DNC hack, Obama issues guidelines for countering cyber attacks by foreign powers

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The White House on July 26 issued new guidelines on how government agencies should respond to major cyberattacks. The announcement comes amid suspicion in the U.S. government that hackers working for Russia may have engineered the leak of e-mails stolen from the Democratic National Committee in […]

With Turkey out of the Mideast power equation, what next for its neighbors, including Israel?

With Turkey out of the Mideast power equation, what next for its neighbors, including Israel?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Norman Bailey HAIFA, Israel — In 2015 column on Turkey, I wrote: “At the point that chaos threatens, the army will step in and take over”. Well, the army stepped in nine months later, but did not take over. The recent coup attempt was so badly planned and executed that it […]

Merkel defends migration policies: ‘Fear cannot inform us in political actions’

Merkel defends migration policies: ‘Fear cannot inform us in political actions’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 28, 2016 German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the spate of terror attacks in Germany are “horrifying and depressing” but won’t move the government to turn its back on Middle East refugees. Germany will “stick to our principles” and “give shelter to those who deserve it,” said Merkel, who cut short her […]

In promoting HIllary Clinton, Obama referenced himself … 119 times

In promoting HIllary Clinton, Obama referenced himself … 119 times

by WorldTribune Staff, July 28, 2016 President Barack Obama addressed the Democratic National Convention on July 27 to lay out the case for Hillary Clinton as his successor. While the convention may be Clinton’s coronation, Obama is still on the throne. The president, who won’t leave office until Jan. 20, 2017, referred to himself 119 […]

Legacy watch: Obama said to weigh nuclear weapons policy shift

Legacy watch: Obama said to weigh nuclear weapons policy shift

Special to WorldTribune.com by Dr. Jack Caravelli, Geostrategy-Direct From his first days in office nearly eight years ago, Barack Obama has been a consistent advocate for the ultimate and complete abolition of nuclear weapons, including U.S. nuclear forces. To this end, he has hosted several nuclear summits and with Russia signed New START, a major […]

Teen who slashed French priest’s throat had been released from prison after twice attempting to join ISIL

Teen who slashed French priest’s throat had been released from prison after twice attempting to join ISIL

by WorldTribune Staff, July 27, 2016 The jihadist who executed a French priest was wearing an electronic monitoring device after his release from prison for attempts to join Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL), reports say. On July 26, Adel Kermiche and an accomplice entered the church at Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray near Rouen in Normandy, where […]

Cross-eyed in Teheran: Iranians say Twitter ban stops them from countering Saudi hashtag assault

Cross-eyed in Teheran: Iranians say Twitter ban stops them from countering Saudi hashtag assault

by WorldTribune Staff, July 27, 2016 Flustered by an onslaught of Iran bashing on Twitter by Saudis, Iranians are demanding the ban on the social media giant in the Islamic republic be lifted so they can launch a hashtag blitz of their own. “Saudi’s media war against Iran on Twitter has peaked such that Iran, […]

ISIL claims credit for killing of French priest, attack in Ansbach, Germany

ISIL claims credit for killing of French priest, attack in Ansbach, Germany

by WorldTribune Staff, July 26, 2016 Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) announced its role in the murder of a French priest on July 26 and the bombing near a German music festival on July 24. ISIL claimed two of its “soldiers” entered a French church during morning mass in the Normandy town of […]

The EU as Soviet lite: I’ve seen this movie before and it does not end well

The EU as Soviet lite: I’ve seen this movie before and it does not end well

Special to WorldTribune.com After the Brexit and recent attacks against migrants in Britain I can’t get rid of the deja vu feeling. I’ve already watched this movie, a quarter century ago. I know how its ends. By Alexander Maistrovoy In summer of 1989, the Lithuanian Sejm decided to withdraw from the Soviet Union and establish […]

Day 1 inside the DNC bubble: Media awed, ISIL not mentioned even once

Day 1 inside the DNC bubble: Media awed, ISIL not mentioned even once

by WorldTribune Staff, July 26, 2016 The major U.S. media lauded the “passion and purpose” on the opening day of the Democratic National Convention, with some even moved to tears by Michelle Obama’s “pitch perfect” speech. The contrast in coverage of the “dark” acceptance speech by Republican nominee Donald Trump was of the glass-half-full kind, […]

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