In blow to Iran nuclear deal, House votes to block heavy water sale

In blow to Iran nuclear deal, House votes to block heavy water sale

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The U.S. House has voted to bar the U.S. government from purchasing heavy water from Iran in the future, undercutting President Barack Obama’s nuclear pact with Tehran. The House attached the prohibition to an essential funding bill for the U.S. Energy Department with a 251-168 vote. […]

Memo from U.S. intelligence veterans: Clinton emails ‘a concern’ – ‘also a felony’

Memo from U.S. intelligence veterans: Clinton emails ‘a concern’ – ‘also a felony’

by WorldTribune Staff, May 26, 2016 While the mainstream media continues to downplay Hillary Clinton’s email scandal to protect their candidate, a group of U.S. intelligence veterans are letting the public know just how serious the situation is. The 14 intel vets signed a memo saying Clinton endangered national security “by carelessly exposing highly classified […]

Russia, China unite against U.S. THAAD despite North’s test

Russia, China unite against U.S. THAAD despite North’s test

Special to WorldTribune.com By EastAsiaIntel.com On April 29, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi issued a joint statement objecting to the contemplated deployment in South Korea of the U.S. Theater High Altitude Area Defense [THAAD] missile interceptor system. But what is unusual is that the joint Russian-Chinese objection to THAAD […]

As it is written — Part III, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s command to ‘every Muslim in every place’

As it is written — Part III, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s command to ‘every Muslim in every place’

Special to WorldTribune.com, May 19, 2016 By Yossef Bodansky, Senior Editor, Global Information System / Defense & Foreign Affairs Part I, Part II. The initial alienation of grassroots, European-born and educated Muslim youth was a result of the overall deteriorating economic and social conditions throughout Western Europe. But this socio-economic frustration quickly transformed into a […]

Nuclear Kim: Leader launches ‘Byongjin’ doctrine to mark his era

Nuclear Kim: Leader launches ‘Byongjin’ doctrine to mark his era

Special to WorldTribune.com By Lee Jong-Heon, EastAsiaIntel.com On the heels of the Party Congress in which North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un presented a five-year economic plan, North Korea has kicked off tougher “work-harder campaigns.” North Koreans, already struggling with hunger and the stresses of survival in the repressive society, are being mobilized for new construction […]

‘El Chapo’s new digs: Rating by human rights group is lowest of all Mexican prisons

‘El Chapo’s new digs: Rating by human rights group is lowest of all Mexican prisons

Special to WorldTribune.com By Allan Wall, MexiData.info The residence of Mexican narco baron Joaquín “el Chapo” Guzman has changed again, from the Altiplano prison in Central Mexico to Ciudad Juarez, across the border from El Paso, Texas. And there may be a future move north of the border for Guzman, as a judge has approved […]

DNI contradicts Obama, NSC on ISIL domestic terror threat in U.S.

DNI contradicts Obama, NSC on ISIL domestic terror threat in U.S.

Special to WorldTribune.com The chief of U.S. intelligence said Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) is capable of launching a Paris-style attack in the U.S., a contradiction of President Barack Obama and his National Security Council (NSC), who have played down the threat. ISIL, which in the past six months has carried out major […]

The critical foreign policy issues Donald Trump’s foreign policy speech needed to tackle

The critical foreign policy issues Donald Trump’s foreign policy speech needed to tackle

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders Donald Trump’s much ballyhooed foreign policy speech was a minor disaster. Not only did Trump fail to set out a succinct foreign policy philosophy and agenda, but the speech itself [even with a teleprompter] was a failure in his effort to move to a more “presidential” persona. One […]

U.S. arrest awakens ghosts of Turkey’s Iran-gold scandal that implicated Erdogan

U.S. arrest awakens ghosts of Turkey’s Iran-gold scandal that implicated Erdogan

Special to WorldTribune.com By Charles Recknagel, Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Night-time police raids in Istanbul. Reports of shoe boxes stuffed with $4.5 million in cash hidden in the home of a Turkish state bank head, plus a money-counting machine in the bedroom of a government minister’s son. And allegations that state funds are […]

U.S. intel chief: ISIL has cells in UK, Germany, Italy

U.S. intel chief: ISIL has cells in UK, Germany, Italy

Special to WorldTribune.com Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) has established cells in the UK, Germany, and Italy, the U.S. director of national intelligence said. “We continue to see evidence of plotting on the part of ISIL in (the UK, Germany and Italy),” James Clapper said on April 25. Clapper said the terror group […]

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