Analyst compares U.S. ‘denial behavior’ on N. Korea to that of Western elites before 1939

Analyst compares U.S. ‘denial behavior’ on N. Korea to that of Western elites before 1939

by WorldTribune Staff, September 18, 2017 The United States has a window of opportunity to cast aside its “denial behavior” on North Korea, an analyst said. “Is the naivete and willful blindness that helped begin World War II on September 1, 1939, being repeated in the response of the U.S. and its allies to North […]

Moscow’s infrastructure deal on N. Korea backed by Tokyo and Seoul, opposed by U.S.

Moscow’s infrastructure deal on N. Korea backed by Tokyo and Seoul, opposed by U.S.

Special to WorldTribune.com Analysis by Yossef Bodansky, Senior Editor, Global Information System / Defense & Foreign Affairs North Korea’s latest successful ballistic missile and nuclear tests were not the most important news items coming out of Pyongyang in the first weeks of September 2017. Far more important was the confirmation that Kim Jong-Un’s first child, […]

Oil for N. Korea: China much angrier at THAAD than Pyongyang’s nukes

Oil for N. Korea: China much angrier at THAAD than Pyongyang’s nukes

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk President Moon Jae-In has to be a master of the art of compromise. He was all for the latest watered-down UN sanctions that cut down but don’t cut off the flow of oil from China and Russia to North Korea. The U.S. would far prefer to see all the […]

Newly-released Clinton emails reveal clear-cut mishandling of classified information

Newly-released Clinton emails reveal clear-cut mishandling of classified information

by WorldTribune Staff, September 14, 2017 Newly released documents from the State Department obtained by a government watchdog group provides further evidence of then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton receiving emails containing classified information through the unsecure, non-state.gov account of Human Abedin. The documents obtained by Judicial Watch included 97 email exchanges with Clinton not previously turned over […]

Saudi crown prince said to have ‘secret’ meeting with Israeli officials

Saudi crown prince said to have ‘secret’ meeting with Israeli officials

by WorldTribune Staff, September 14, 2017 A senior member of the Saudi royal family held high-level talks with Israeli officials during a secret trip to the Jewish state last week, a reports said. “A prince from the Royal Court visited the country in secret over the past few days and discussed the idea of pushing […]

Report: ISIS in possession of more than 11,000 blank Syrian passports

Report: ISIS in possession of more than 11,000 blank Syrian passports

by WorldTribune Staff, September 12, 2017 Islamic State (ISIS) holds some 11,100 blank Syrian passports which German authorities fear could be used to bring potential terrorists into Europe, a report said. The passports, stolen from Syrian government sites, are genuine identity papers that have not yet been filled out with an individual’s details, making them […]

Trump’s North Korea strategy: Peace through (allies’) strength

Trump’s North Korea strategy: Peace through (allies’) strength

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, September 12, 2017 Since the mid-Twentieth Century, it has fallen to the United States of America to deal with apocalyptic and devastating crises around the world including the World Wars and the Cold War. The emergence on the world stage in 2017 of North Korea — a belligerent communist rogue state […]

FBI called complicit in Justice Department’s exoneration of IRS official Lois Lerner

FBI called complicit in Justice Department’s exoneration of IRS official Lois Lerner

by WorldTribune Staff, September 11, 2017 The FBI’s damage-control role discouraged the Justice Department from prosecuting former IRS official Lois Lerner in the tax agency’s targeting of conservative groups, a watchdog group said. The decision not to reopen the Lerner investigation “comes as no surprise considering that the FBI collaborated with the IRS and is […]

Floods, and EMP attack? South Korean ‘preppers’ are bracing for the real thing

Floods, and EMP attack? South Korean ‘preppers’ are bracing for the real thing

by WorldTribune Staff, September 10, 2017 In a year when North Korea has made shockingly rapid nuclear weapons progress, the word “prepper” is suddenly familiar in the South Korean lexicon. As Kim Jong-Un and U.S. President Donald Trump trade menacing threats and no one knows what they are really thinking, sophisticated and wealthy Koreans who […]

Report: Israel attacks Syrian chemical weapons site

Report: Israel attacks Syrian chemical weapons site

by WorldTribune Staff, September 8, 2017 Israel in the early morning hours of Sept. 7 launched an attack on a Syrian facility where chemical weapons are manufactured, a report said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that an airstrike on Masyaf in central Syria hit the Scientific Studies and Research Center and an adjacent […]

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