Analysts: Seoul putting China ties ahead of own security

Latest on LIFE

Putin to join China’s odd anti-Japan victory parade

CosmicTribune

Home » U.S. Economy “U.S. Economy”

U.S., UK, Germany, Japan still still largest donors for critical global poverty program

oda

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler PARIS — International development assistance still remains a vital element in reducing global poverty. What’s known as Official Development Assistance (ODA) has now reached record levels of over $135 billion annually and is […]

Posted in Africa / Europe,Americas,BB Columnists,Columnists,Exclusives,John Metzler,Mideast,NE Asia,Stateside,Top Stories,U.S. Economy,Washington | Read More »

Kuhner: Obamatrade would destroy America

Sen. Jeff Sessions.

Jeffrey T. Kuhner President Obama is on the verge of creating the New World Order. He is using Trade Promotion Authority — otherwise known as “fast track” — to pass his globalist dream: the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a sweeping 12-nation trade […]

Posted in BB Columnists,BB Top Story,China,Columnists,EU,Exclusives,Jeffrey Kuhner,NE Asia,Recent Hits,Stateside,Top Stories,U.S. Economy,U.S. Media,U.S. Politics,United Nations,Washington | Read More »

Thanks to fracking, U.S. tops Russia and Saudis as top energy producer

Shale rig at the Bakken Formation.  /Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images

Special to WorldTribune.com The shale boom has paved the way for the U.S. to surpass Russia as the world leader in energy production. According to a survey released on June 10 by BP Plc’s Statistical Review of World Energy, U.S. […]

Posted in BB Americas,Exclusives,Stateside,Top Stories,U.S. Economy,World Links | Read More »

Israelis who count on U.S. recovery are dreaming

OutOfWork

Special to WorldTribune.com By Norman Bailey The U.S. remains Israel’s most important market, but its economic recovery is stalling. In recent years the Israeli government and the Israeli private sector have been very busy diversifying export markets and sources of […]

Posted in BB Middle East,Exclusives,Israel,Mideast,Stateside,Top Stories,U.S. Economy | Read More »

America’s crucial credibility abroad declines with the loss of trust — and respect

AbeAndObama

Special to WorldTribune.com by Dr. Jack Caravelli, Geostrategy-Direct The retrenchment of U.S. foreign policy under Barack Obama is triggering major changes in relations with formerly stout allies around the globe. In Europe, Asia and the Middle East, trust in the […]

Posted in Africa / Europe,BB Americas,China,Exclusives,Great Britain,Intel Brief,Iran,Israel,Japan,Mideast,NE Asia,Russia,Stateside,Top Stories,U.S. Culture,U.S. Economy,U.S. Intelligence,U.S. Military,Washington | Read More »

Israel’s investment climate survives test of its new offshore gas resource potential

Gas rigs in Israel's offshore Tamar fields.

Special to WorldTribune.com By Norman Bailey The resignation of Prof. David Gilo as head of Israel’s Antitrust Authority is undoubtedly good news. His reneging last December on the agreement he had made with the natural gas companies Noble, Delek and […]

Posted in BB Middle East,Exclusives,Iran,Israel,Mideast,Stateside,Top Stories,U.S. Economy,Washington,Yemen | Read More »

Good news on the global economy: Government programs to stifle entrepreneurial initiative worked!

The economies of Russia and Ukraine are projected to shrink.

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Amid modest economic growth worldwide, East Asia still leads the way. That’ s according to the UN’s updated “World Economic Situation Prospects” where the global economic growth is expected to […]

Posted in Africa / Europe,BB Africa,BB Columnists,Columnists,Exclusives,John Metzler,Russia,Stateside,Top Stories,U.S. Economy,Ukraine,Washington | Read More »

India, South Korea and U.S. find themselves on same side in the Great Game for Asia

U.S. Sec. of State John Kerry arrives in Seoul.

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk, East-Asia-Intel.com Two very different visitors crossed paths in Seoul this week. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi bumped into each other after calling on President Park Geun-Hye at […]

Posted in BB NE Asia,China,Columnists,Donald Kirk,Exclusives,India,Mideast,NE Asia,South Korea,Stateside,Syria,Terrorism,Top Stories,U.S. Economy,U.S. Military,Washington | Read More »

Rubio outlines a compelling foreign policy vision in sharp contrast with Obama’s

RubioCFR

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler NEW YORK — In a stirring and substantive foreign policy address, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) presented his presidential vision for a new America. Calling for transformative leadership in the 21st century, the Republican […]

Posted in BB Columnists,China,Columnists,Exclusives,Iran,Israel,John Metzler,Mideast,NE Asia,Stateside,Terrorism,Top Stories,U.S. Culture,U.S. Economy,U.S. Media,U.S. Military,Washington | Read More »

80 in Iran parliament want to stop nuclear talks over U.S. threats of ‘military options’

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said Parliament fears are unwarranted. / epa

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Iranian lawmakers have signed and proposed a bill that, if passed by parliament, would stop nuclear talks with the United States until Washington stops issuing threats tied to the outcome of […]

Posted in Africa / Europe,BB Middle East,Exclusives,Iran,Mideast,Norway,Stateside,Top Stories,U.S. Economy,U.S. Media,Washington | Read More »