U.S. House passes bill blocking sale of Boeing airliners to Iran

U.S. House passes bill blocking sale of Boeing airliners to Iran

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The U.S. House of Representatives has approved legislation aimed at blocking the sale of Boeing airliners to Iran, a deal that was authorized under Tehran’s year-old nuclear deal with world powers. By voice vote late on July 7, lawmakers passed amendments to a spending bill blocking […]

U.S. lawmakers debate bills to block Boeing sale to Iran

U.S. lawmakers debate bills to block Boeing sale to Iran

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty A U.S. House subcommittee on July 7 will debate legislation aimed at halting Boeing’s sale of passenger jets to Iran, in the largest U.S.-Iranian business transaction since 1979. The hearing “will examine the Obama administration’s nuclear agreement with Iran and how it opened the door for […]

U.S. now has larger oil reserves than Saudi Arabia, Russia

U.S. now has larger oil reserves than Saudi Arabia, Russia

by WorldTribune Staff, July 6, 2016 The United States has for the first time surpassed Saudi Arabia and Russia in oil reserves. A study by Rystad Energy estimates that recoverable oil in the U.S. from existing fields, discoveries and yet undiscovered areas amounts to 264 billion barrels. Saudi Arabia has 212 billion and Russia 256 […]

A sad day for James Comey, the FBI and the United States of America

A sad day for James Comey, the FBI and the United States of America

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders For almost 150 years, the United States avoided having a national police force. The Founders, for the most, had eschewed the whole issue when under pressure from Thomas Jefferson and his Virginia constitutions adopted that colony’s Bill of Rights as the first amendments to the federal constitution. The […]

The die is cast: Brexit will revive the ‘Special Relationship’ and sink the Eurocracy

The die is cast: Brexit will revive the ‘Special Relationship’ and sink the Eurocracy

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders Back in 1887 the famous poet and storyteller Oscar Wilde quipped: ‘We [English] have really everything in common with America nowadays except, of course, language’. We got another example of this malediction in the blah-blah-blah which has attended Britain’s decision to leave the European Union. What is most […]

Trump: Globalism ‘wipes out our middle class and our jobs’

Trump: Globalism ‘wipes out our middle class and our jobs’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 28, 2016 Globalization is an American jobs killer and last week’s Brexit vote is another indication that people across the globe are rebelling against it, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said. “This is a wave of globalism that wipes out our middle class and our jobs along with it,” Trump said […]

U.S. grants ‘extension of relief’ to China firm in Iran sanctions case

U.S. grants ‘extension of relief’ to China firm in Iran sanctions case

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The U.S. government has extended through August 30 a reprieve for ZTE Corporation from tough export restrictions imposed for allegedly violating sanctions against Iran. The Commerce Department on June 27 said the reprieve will allow the Chinese smartphone maker to continue exporting equipment containing U.S. technology. […]

The Iran-Boeing deal: Business as usual with a state sponsor of terrorism

The Iran-Boeing deal: Business as usual with a state sponsor of terrorism

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — It’s a deal! The Islamic Republic of Iran is set to buy 100 American made Boeing civilian airliners for a price tag near $25 billion. The sale which has been quietly in the works for some months now, can be directly linked to last Summer’s […]

Saudis end their war against U.S. frackers

Saudis end their war against U.S. frackers

by WorldTribune Staff, June 24, 2016 Saudi Arabia has declared its war on U.S. shale (frackers) is over. Now the question is:  Who won? Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih said that since the worldwide oil glut has vanished, Saudi’s strategy of flooding the global market to try to put American drillers out of business is […]

BREXIT: UK votes to make Britain GREAT again!

BREXIT: UK votes to make Britain GREAT again!

Special to WorldTribune.com By Liam Fox, ________________ Editors’ Note: At 5:11 a.m. London time, BBC projections showed voters backing “Leave” the European Union (“Brexit”) by 52 percent to 48 percent in an historic and rare national referendum. FLASHBACK: The following exclusive column for WorldTribune.com was originally published on March 27, 2016 with the following headline: […]

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