Tales of ten terrorists who took advantage of the porous U.S.-Mexico border

Tales of ten terrorists who took advantage of the porous U.S.-Mexico border

by WorldTribune Staff, January 24, 2017 Republicans have long voiced concern over the threat of terrorists entering the U.S. from Mexico, a concern the Obama administration largely downplayed. Data suggest the concern is not insignificant, according to a Jan. 15 report by the Christian Science Monitor which listed 10 incidents of terror suspects crossing the […]

Snowden plays Snowden: Time to take the show on the road?

Snowden plays Snowden: Time to take the show on the road?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk As Donald Trump is inaugurated in Washington, it may be timely to wonder what if anything did Edward Snowden, in Moscow, have to do with his election. Would Snowden be letting his skills go to waste? Might he be sharing notes with Russian friends on cyber-sleuthing and cyber-espionage ― […]

U.S., citing Iran’s arming of Hizballah, urges UN to enforce arms embargo

U.S., citing Iran’s arming of Hizballah, urges UN to enforce arms embargo

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power on January 18 expressed concern that Iran is supplying weapons to Lebanon’s Hizballah in violation of an arms embargo imposed by the United Nations Security Council. Power said Iran’s arming of Hizballah “continues to destabilize the Middle East” and urged the council […]

Trump takes on NATO’s globalists, and he’s still not president

Trump takes on NATO’s globalists, and he’s still not president

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner Having rocked the Democrat establishment at home, President-elect Donald Trump promptly issued statements that have rattled the rogue states of China, Iran and North Korea. Then, only days before his inauguration, it was NATO’s turn. In a recent interview with European newspapers, Trump stunned German public opinion with his […]

China praises Obama as ‘most pacifist’ U.S. president, hails ‘failure’ of Asia Pivot

China praises Obama as ‘most pacifist’ U.S. president, hails ‘failure’ of Asia Pivot

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct.com China’s state media has not obsessed about President Barack Obama’s “legacy” to the degree America’s 44th president has. It has not however missed the opportunity to celebrate the “failure” of his celebrated “Asia Pivot” strategy while finding other positive things to say about the exiting leader. However, unlike Mr. Obama […]

Obama angers both sides of the aisle by commuting Chelsea Manning’s sentence

Obama angers both sides of the aisle by commuting Chelsea Manning’s sentence

by WorldTribune Staff, January 18, 2017 Republicans and Democrats alike expressed outrage over President Barack Obama’s decision on Jan. 17 to commute the 35-year prison term of Chelsea Manning. Manning, the former Army intelligence specialist who turned over some 700,000 classified and sensitive diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks, will be released in May. Sen. John McCain, […]

New files released by FBI may revive criminal charges against Hillary

New files released by FBI may revive criminal charges against Hillary

by WorldTribune Staff, January 18, 2017 The FBI on Jan. 8 released another 300 documents from its investigation of Hillary Clinton’s private email server that analysts say could spur the revival of criminal charges against the former secretary of state. The documents, the fifth release of Clinton investigation records from the FBI, deal with the […]

President Obama lays multiple landmines for new administration . . .

President Obama lays multiple landmines for new administration . . .

by WorldTribune Staff, January 17, 2017 For all of his talk of a smooth transition, President Barack Obama is laying down a slew of landmines that Donald Trump must defuse before he can get comfortable in the Oval Office, the New York Post said in a Jan. 17 editorial. “Presidential transitions are traditionally apolitical and […]

‘Worse than prostitutes’: Putin says Obama, authors of ‘fake’ dossier are out to undermine Trump

‘Worse than prostitutes’: Putin says Obama, authors of ‘fake’ dossier are out to undermine Trump

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused the outgoing U.S. administration of trying to “undermine the legitimacy” of President-elect Donald Trump by spreading what Putin said were false allegations. Last week, news reports said a classified intelligence dossier given to President Barack Obama and Trump contained salacious […]

Trump asks if CIA’s Brennan leaked ‘fake news’; Brennan warns Trump to ‘watch what he says’

Trump asks if CIA’s Brennan leaked ‘fake news’; Brennan warns Trump to ‘watch what he says’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 16, 2017 The feud between President-elect Donald Trump and President Barack Obama’s intelligence agencies escalated last week when Trump asked if CIA Director John Brennan was behind the leak of an unverified dossier on the president-elect. Hours after Brennan bashed Trump in an interview with Fox News, the president-elect responded by […]

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