Analyst: Trump administration has not yet stopped an Iran on the march

Analyst: Trump administration has not yet stopped an Iran on the march

by WorldTribune Staff, November 21, 2017 The Obama administration, via the nuclear deal, opened the door for Iran’s march toward “erecting a new empire” in the Middle East and the Trump administration has not gone far enough to stop it, an analyst wrote. “The pace of Iran’s imperial project is now accelerating,” Ilan Berman, senior vice […]

Israel’s covert ties with ‘many Arab states’ coming out despite denials

Israel’s covert ties with ‘many Arab states’ coming out despite denials

by WorldTribune Staff, November 20, 2017 Israel is engaged in covert relations with Arab and Muslim states and is respecting those nations’ requests not to name them, Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz said. “We have ties, some of them secret, with many Arab and Muslim states,” Steinitz told Army Radio on Nov. 19. “Usually the […]

Seoul welcomes North Korean participation in Winter Olympics despite terror designation

Seoul welcomes North Korean participation in Winter Olympics despite terror designation

by WorldTribune Staff, November 21, 2017 North Korea’s athletes will be welcomed by host South Korea to the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to list Pyongyang as a state sponsor of terrorism. Seoul’s government sees the participation of North Korea in the Games as a way to bring Pyongyang to […]

‘Theatre of the absurd’? World powers trade insults over rights abuses in Iran, North Korea

‘Theatre of the absurd’? World powers trade insults over rights abuses in Iran, North Korea

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — A key UN Committee has condemned Iran’s widespread use of the death penalty and has urged the Islamic Republic to eliminate “all discrimination and rights violations against women and girls.” In a separate resolution, the Third Committee roundly chastised North Korea’s grave human rights situation […]

Trump approval ratings top those of Germany’s Merkel, UK’s May, France’s Macron

Trump approval ratings top those of Germany’s Merkel, UK’s May, France’s Macron

by WorldTribune Staff, November 20, 2017 While still far short of the Eisenhower line (65 percent average approval for two terms), U.S. President Donald Trump’s current approval rating tops those of Europe’s Big 3 – German Chancellor Angela Merkel, UK Prime Minister Theresa May, and French President Emmanuel Macron. According to the most recent Zogby […]

Caracas mayor, who escaped a socialist nightmare: ‘I lived out a James Bond movie’

Caracas mayor, who escaped a socialist nightmare: ‘I lived out a James Bond movie’

by WorldTribune Staff, November 20, 2017 The former mayor of Caracas, who was removed on charges of plotting to overthrow President Nicolas Maduro, said he managed to slip past government security forces and flee the socialist nightmare that is Venezuela. Antonio Ledezma told The Associated Press that government intelligence officers had been stationed outside his […]

Report: Bill Clinton still mum on 26 flights aboard ‘Lolita Express’

Report: Bill Clinton still mum on 26 flights aboard ‘Lolita Express’

by WorldTribune Staff, November 20, 2017 As hundreds of loyal aides, campaign workers and former White House officials gathered at his presidential library on Nov. 17 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Bill Clinton’s initial White House win, the former president remained silent on the flights he took aboard a sex offender’s private jet in […]

Israeli defense minister urges Arab leaders to follow Sadat’s example

Israeli defense minister urges Arab leaders to follow Sadat’s example

by WorldTribune Staff, November 19, 2017 Arab leaders should forge a “coalition of moderates against Iran,” Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said on Nov. 18. The leaders also should follow late Egyptian President Anwar Sadat’s lead in reaching out to Israel, Liberman wrote in a Facebook post. On Nov. 19, 1977, Sadat became the first […]

Diversity showdown in Asheville: ‘Ruling cabal’ defies state over control of City Council

Diversity showdown in Asheville: ‘Ruling cabal’ defies state over control of City Council

by WorldTribune Staff, November 19, 2017 The scenic mountain city of Asheville in western North Carolina is being torn by a power struggle over the political diversity of its City Council. A North Carolina state senator said the city held what he called a “sham” referendum in order to preserve the City Council’s power after […]

Soros, Pelosi, new Virginia governor headline donors’ summit at California resort

Soros, Pelosi, new Virginia governor headline donors’ summit at California resort

by WorldTribune Staff, November 19, 2017 A group of some of the Democratic Party progressive wing’s top donors and politicians gathered at a posh California resort last week to plan the next moves of the so-called “resistance”. The secretive three-day conference of the Democracy Alliance at the La Costa Resort, which concluded on Nov. 17, […]

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