Syria-North Korea missile cooperation: Assad said to visit top-secret base

Syria-North Korea missile cooperation: Assad said to visit top-secret base

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct Syria, with the cooperation of North Korea and Russia, is constructing a secret facility to manufacture long-range missiles in a rural area outside the port city of Tartus, a Syrian opposition website reported. The Zamanalwsl.net website said that Syrian President Bashar Assad recently visited the facility under the guise of […]

Editorial: Comey leaks violated FBI rules, federal secrecy laws

Editorial: Comey leaks violated FBI rules, federal secrecy laws

by WorldTribune Staff, July 13, 2017 Former FBI Director James Comey let Hillary Clinton off the hook for her “egregious security breaches” last summer but he appears to “be guilty of the same thing,” Investor’s Business Daily (IBD) said in a July 10 editorial. “Let’s be very clear here: What Comey did is against FBI […]

The ‘Deep State’ war on the Trump revolution, Part II

The ‘Deep State’ war on the Trump revolution, Part II

by WorldTribune Staff, July 7, 2017 The “Deep State”, as networked centers of bureaucratic-media power in Washington has come to be known,  harnesses so much power and comprehensive data on persons of interest in the Unites States that it can easily remove any obstacles threatening that power, analysts say. One window into that world is […]

As China fails North Korea test, Trump approves major arms sales to Taiwan

As China fails North Korea test, Trump approves major arms sales to Taiwan

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct The Trump administration on June 29 notified Congress that it had approved a major arms sales package for Taiwan to beef up the island democracy’s self defense against an aggressive Chinese military threat. According to Heather Nauert, the spokesperson for the State Department, the package is worth $1.42 billion and […]

NY Times, AP make quiet corrections on widely-cited anti-Trump story

NY Times, AP make quiet corrections on widely-cited anti-Trump story

by WorldTribune Staff, July 2, 2017 The New York Times and Associated Press have published corrections to stories that claimed all 17 U.S. intelligence agencies assessed Russia sought to influence the 2016 presidential election. The report continues to be used by proponents of the Trump-Russia narrative. The corrections said that only four of the agencies […]

Podesta takes some of the heat on Russian interference, but behind closed doors

Podesta takes some of the heat on Russian interference, but behind closed doors

by WorldTribune Staff, June 28, 2017 Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign chairman met with the House Intelligence Committee in a behind-closed-doors meeting on June 27 amid breaking news that Democrats and the Obama administration knew well before the election of Russia’s attempted meddling. John Podesta, whose hacked emails led to much embarrassment for the Clinton campaign, […]

Report: Acting FBI Director McCabe disparaged Flynn to agents before Russian probe

Report: Acting FBI Director McCabe disparaged Flynn to agents before Russian probe

by WorldTribune Staff, June 27, 2017 The FBI may have launched its investigation of former national security adviser Mike Flynn as retribution for Flynn’s intervention in a counterterror agent’s gender discrimination case against top FBI officials, including current acting Director Andrew McCabe, a report said. The investigation of Flynn began two years after the retired […]

Paranoid in Pyongyang: NIS reports wary Kim focused on ‘decapitation’ ops

Paranoid in Pyongyang: NIS reports wary Kim focused on ‘decapitation’ ops

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct Kim Jong-Un is not afraid of flying like his late father Kim Jong-Il and he has cultivated an outgoing buoyant personal like his grandfather Kim Il-Sung, Communist North Korea’s founder. But reportedly he shares one trait with his more reserved father: A tendency to check the rearview mirror often when […]

Trump pins obstruction of justice probe to ‘phony story’; Putin mocks Comey

Trump pins obstruction of justice probe to ‘phony story’; Putin mocks Comey

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty U.S. President Donald Trump says that an investigation touching on whether he tried to obstruct justice stems from what he asserts is a “phony story” about possible collusion between his campaign and Russia. Trump made the remark on Twitter on June 15, a day after The […]

Geostrategy-Direct.com under cyber attack from unknown origins

Geostrategy-Direct.com under cyber attack from unknown origins

by WorldTribune Staff, June 15, 2017 Email headline alerts for the weekly intelligence briefing by Geostrategy-Direct.com did not go out as scheduled on Tuesday, June 13, and the site has been down for multiple hours at a time since Saturday June 10, its editors reported. Geostrategy-Direct focuses its reporting on geopolitical hot zones such as […]

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