Days after DNC hack, Obama issues guidelines for countering cyber attacks by foreign powers

Days after DNC hack, Obama issues guidelines for countering cyber attacks by foreign powers

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The White House on July 26 issued new guidelines on how government agencies should respond to major cyberattacks. The announcement comes amid suspicion in the U.S. government that hackers working for Russia may have engineered the leak of e-mails stolen from the Democratic National Committee in […]

Legacy watch: Obama said to weigh nuclear weapons policy shift

Legacy watch: Obama said to weigh nuclear weapons policy shift

Special to WorldTribune.com by Dr. Jack Caravelli, Geostrategy-Direct From his first days in office nearly eight years ago, Barack Obama has been a consistent advocate for the ultimate and complete abolition of nuclear weapons, including U.S. nuclear forces. To this end, he has hosted several nuclear summits and with Russia signed New START, a major […]

Judge rules evidence in rancher standoff should be concealed from public

Judge rules evidence in rancher standoff should be concealed from public

by WorldTribune Staff, July 19, 2016 A federal judge has blocked lawyers for the 19 defendants in the Nevada rancher standoff case from publicly disclosing evidence. U.S. Magistrate Judge Peggy Leen said the media and the public do not have a “common law or First Amendment right” to access pretrial evidence obtained by the government. […]

Flynn: Obama is fighting ISIL’s ‘global strategy’ with narrow tactics

Flynn: Obama is fighting ISIL’s ‘global strategy’ with narrow tactics

by WorldTribune Staff, July 14, 2016 Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) is exploiting the weakness in President Barack Obama’s counter-terror strategy, retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn said. “The strategy they (ISIL) have assumed is a global strategy,” Flynn said at The Heritage Foundation on July 13. “And the strategy that we have […]

U.S. House to vote on legislation to check ‘dangerous Iranian activity’

U.S. House to vote on legislation to check ‘dangerous Iranian activity’

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The U.S. House on July 13 will vote on Republican legislation to undercut President Barack Obama’s nuclear agreement with Iran nearly a year after the deal was announced. The legislation would impose new sanctions on Iran over any sponsorship of terrorism or human rights violations, bar […]

Facebook sued for $1 billion by victims of Hamas terror attacks

Facebook sued for $1 billion by victims of Hamas terror attacks

by WorldTribune Staff, July 12, 2016 An Israeli rights group has filed a $1 billion lawsuit against Facebook on behalf of the families of American victims of Hamas terror attacks. The suit, filed by the Shurat HaDin group with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, argues the social media giant […]

China’s quiet space warfare launch poses threat to military satellites

China’s quiet space warfare launch poses threat to military satellites

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct Without fanfare and the usual media hype, China on June 29 quietly launched a sophisticated military spy satellite into outer space, marking a significant step in Beijing’s anti-satellite development. Dubbed “Experiment 02,” the satellite is China’s second anti-satellite weapon in the near earth orbit zone where most of the world’s […]

FBI’s Comey confirms lies by Clinton; Interview was not recorded and not under oath

FBI’s Comey confirms lies by Clinton; Interview was not recorded and not under oath

by WorldTribune Staff, July 7, 2016 In testimony to Congress on July 7, FBI Director James Comey said that Hillary Clinton was not under oath when she was interviewed by FBI agents, but added “it’s still a crime to lie to us.” When asked if there was a transcript of the FBI’s interview with Clinton, […]

Attorneys will press ‘the Clinton deal’ for clients who mishandled classified info

Attorneys will press ‘the Clinton deal’ for clients who mishandled classified info

by WorldTribune Staff, July 7, 2016 FBI Director James Comey opened the door, and now a slew of lawyers are lining up to walk in and get “the Clinton deal” for their clients who allegedly mishandled classified information. Mark Zaid, a defense attorney for national security whistleblowers and people accused of mishandling secrets, says he […]

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 […]

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