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: […]

The real reason why the special U.S.-Israel relationship is changing forever: Debt

The real reason why the special U.S.-Israel relationship is changing forever: Debt

Special to WorldTribune.com By Norman Bailey Israel just celebrated its 68th birthday. Since President Harry Truman overrode the entire foreign policy community of his day, inside the government and outside, and recognized the new State of Israel, the United States has been Israel’s external sponsor of last resort. There is nothing unusual in this — […]

The list of attendees at the 2016 Bilderberg summit in Dresden, Germany

The list of attendees at the 2016 Bilderberg summit in Dresden, Germany

The program for this week’s secretive meeting of “political leaders and experts from industry, finance, academia and the media” lists as agenda items: China, cybersecurity, migrants, Russia, technology, etc. Others guess the real agenda includes Donald Trump and the spread of populist movements worldwide feeding on growing distrust of global elitists of the type slated […]

Cyberslavery: Tehran orders foreign social media to turn over data on Iranian users

Cyberslavery: Tehran orders foreign social media to turn over data on Iranian users

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Tehran has given foreign social media messaging applications one year to move the data they hold about Iranian users onto servers inside Iran. The declaration on May 29 by Iran’s Supreme Council of Cyberspace has prompted privacy and security concerns from Iranians who use social media. […]

Except for south Asia, the global economy is stalling as government spending soars

Except for south Asia, the global economy is stalling as government spending soars

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — “Economic activity in the world economy remains lackluster, with little prospect for a turnaround in 2016,” cites the gloomy prognosis by the World Economic Situation and Prospects Update for 2016. The UN survey cautions that weak global growth “continues to linger,” posing a serious challenge […]

IMF warns Iran not to rely on oil revenues to boost economy

IMF warns Iran not to rely on oil revenues to boost economy

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty A top International Monetary Fund official warned Iran not to count on a big jump in oil revenue to boost its economy, but said it should seek other opportunities to re-engage with the global economy. “I speak here today at a pivotal moment for Iran’s economy,” […]

‘Click farms’: China’s propaganda hubs proliferate Facebook likes

‘Click farms’: China’s propaganda hubs proliferate Facebook likes

Special to WorldTribune.com Inside China, EastAsiaIntel.com While China’s 700 million netizens are blocked from Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP’s) English-language propaganda machine is harvesting social media fans around the world. Following top-down orders from president Xi Jinping to “tell China’s story” to the world, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube are now rife […]

Poor sales in China prompts Icahn to dump Apple stock

Poor sales in China prompts Icahn to dump Apple stock

Special to WorldTribune.com China’s economic downturn and government interference led billionaire investor Carl Icahn to dump his stake in Apple. “We no longer have a position with Apple,” Icahn told CNBC. Icahn came away with $2 billion after selling the stock. At one point last year, he owned 53 million shares worth $6.5 billion. Poorer […]

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