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 should ‘watch what he says’

Trump asks if CIA’s Brennan leaked ‘fake news’; Brennan warns Trump should ‘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 […]

Mass insanity: Western cultural totalitarianism puts Stalinism to shame

Mass insanity: Western cultural totalitarianism puts Stalinism to shame

Special to WorldTribune.com By Alexander Maistrovoy Want to see Anti-Utopia? Look at the mindset of the Western establishment. After Trump’s win, much of enlightened America was plunged into mourning. Students were crying, teachers canceled lectures to calm them down, “hotline” started working to help desperate people. In the USSR such mass hysteria happened only after […]

Kerry, on leaked tape, says U.S. watched ISIL’s rise in Syria and hoped to ‘manage it’

Kerry, on leaked tape, says U.S. watched ISIL’s rise in Syria and hoped to ‘manage it’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 12, 2017 The United States’ plans to use the rise of Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) to push President Bashar Assad to negotiate went awry when Russia came to the defense of its ally in Syria, Secretary of State John Kerry said. “The reason Russia came in is because […]

Brave new cyber-spy world: From Moscow with love-hate

Brave new cyber-spy world: From Moscow with love-hate

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk WASHINGTON – Once upon a time, in an era that’s faded into the near-forgotten history of The Cold War, Moscow was the enemy, and those who believed otherwise were labeled “comsymps” for Communist sympathizers. The phenomenon of “the Red scare,” meaning the fears inflicted by the specter of “commies” […]

Ft. Lauderdale airport shooter had converted to Islam before joining the Army

Ft. Lauderdale airport shooter had converted to Islam before joining the Army

by WorldTribune Staff, January 11, 2017 The gunman who killed five people at the Ft. Lauderdale Airport had converted to Islam and created a “jihadist identity” for himself prior to joining the U.S. Army, according to public records. Esteban Santiago took on the Islamic name Aashiq Hammad, downloaded terrorist propaganda and recorded Islamic religious music […]

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