Why N. Korea wants U.S. to retrieve war dead remains

Foreign nation behind Parchin strike thought to be Israel

Latest on LIFE

CosmicTribune

Home » Stateside “Stateside”

Israel to reduce arms production in U.S. after Obama’s weapons suspension during Gaza War

U.S. Navy aviation ordnancemen with a Hellfire missile. / U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Scott A. Raegen

Special to WorldTribune.com TEL AVIV — The government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to reduce military coproduction with the United States. A leading Israeli analyst asserted that the Defense Ministry and the military agreed to reduce production of Israeli weapons […]

Posted in Americas,BB Middle East,Exclusives,Israel,Mideast,Stateside,Top Stories,U.S. Military,U.S. Politics,Washington | Read More »

Game of musical chairs in Security Council vote did not favor U.S. interests

VenezuelaIn

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — In its annual round of diplomatic musical chairs, the General Assembly chose five new members for the coveted seats on the Security Council, the UN’s most prestigious body. The new […]

Posted in Americas,BB Columnists,Columnists,Exclusives,John Metzler,Malaysia,Spain,Stateside,Top Stories,Turkey,U.S. Intelligence,U.S. Military,United Nations,United Nations,United Nations,Venezuela,Washington | Read More »

‘Let the private sector’ defeat ISIL: Former Blackwater head hits ‘half-hearted Obama effort

Eric Prince

Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — The United States, reluctant to send troops, has been urged to use private military contractors to battle Islamic State of Iraq and Levant. A leading private military contractor during the U.S. occupation of Iraq asserted […]

Posted in BB Top Story,Exclusives,Iraq,Mideast,Stateside,Syria,Top Stories,U.S. Military,World Links | Read More »

New U.S.-Japan defense guideline will elevate Japan to global security partner

Japan is set to become U.S. military ally.

Special to WorldTribune.com East-Asia-Intel.com The ongoing talks on revising the U.S.-Japan defense guideline, which will be finalized by the end of this year, heralds progress towards the globalization of Japan’s military presence. Japan has recently lifted its self-imposed ban on […]

Posted in BB NE Asia,Exclusives,Intel Brief,Japan,NE Asia,Stateside,Top Stories,U.S. Military,World Links | Read More »

N.Y. Times confirms: There were weapons of mass destruction in Iraq

Staff Sgt. James F. Burns in Baghdad in 2004, a week before discovering a Sarin shell. "They put a gag order on all of us." / Mohammed Uraibi / AP

Special to WorldTribune.com The New York Times reported on Oct. 14 that U.S. troops in Iraq had between 2004 and 2011 repeatedly encountered Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD). Meanwhile, voters back home and the world at large had been repeatedly […]

Posted in BB Top Story,Exclusives,Iraq,Lebanon,Mideast,Recent Hits,Syria,Terrorism,Top Stories,U.S. Intelligence,U.S. Media,U.S. Military,U.S. Politics,Washington,World Links | Read More »

U.S. downplays Syrian chemical weapons issues and says Israel agrees

U.S. Assistant Defense Secretary Andrew Weber.

Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — The United States, despite concern from NATO allies, has decided to play down discrepancies in Syria’s chemical weapons program. Assistant Defense Secretary Andrew Weber said the Pentagon has determined that the regime of President Bashar […]

Posted in BB Middle East,Exclusives,Mideast,Stateside,Syria,Top Stories,U.S. Intelligence,World Links | Read More »

Saudi F-15s continuing air strikes on ISIL in Syria

Royal Saudi Air Force F-15.

Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — The United States has reported continued Saudi participation in air strikes on Syria. Officials said Saudi Arabia was a leading contributor to the U.S.-led air strikes on Iraq and Syria. The officials said the Royal […]

Posted in BB Middle East,Exclusives,Mideast,Saudi Arabia,Stateside,Top Stories,U.S. Military,World Links | Read More »

Qatar gets one of first Lockheed Martin night-vision systems for Apaches

Lockheed Martin's Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (circled).

Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — Lockheed Martin has provided details of an aerospace contract with Qatar’s military. L-M said it was awarded a $90.6 million contract to supply the Qatar Emiri Air Force with night-vision sensors. Under the award from […]

Posted in BB Middle East,Exclusives,Mideast,Qatar,Stateside,Top Stories,U.S. Military,World Links | Read More »

Obama administration downplays report ISIL fighters tried to enter U.S. from Mexico

DuncanHunter

Special to WorldTribune.com   WASHINGTON — The United States was said to have detected Islamic State of Iraq and Levant at the border with Mexico. A watchdog group said the U.S. government determined an attempted infiltration by ISIL in October […]

Posted in Americas,BB Americas,Exclusives,Iraq,Mexico,Mideast,Stateside,Terrorism,Top Stories,U.S. Intelligence,U.S. Politics,Washington | Read More »

Report: ISIL’s U.S. M-16s and ammunition may have been seized from Free Syrian Army

M-16 rifle.

Special to WorldTribune.com LONDON — Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has employed ammunition from the United States, a report said. The Conflict Armament Research has documented ISIL’s use of U.S. light weapons and ammunition in the wars in […]

Posted in BB Middle East,Exclusives,Iraq,Mideast,Stateside,Syria,Top Stories,U.S. Military,World Links | Read More »

Grace Vuoto Channel