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 […]

Sessions: ‘I did not recuse myself from defending my honor against scurrilous and false allegations’

Sessions: ‘I did not recuse myself from defending my honor against scurrilous and false allegations’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 14, 2017 Saying he would not be intimidated by “false attacks, innuendo and leaks,” Attorney General Jeff Sessions on June 13 repudiated charges by Democrats that he held improper meetings with Russian officials during the 2016 presidential campaign. In his opening statement before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Sessions also […]

Comey testifies key NYT story ‘almost entirely wrong’, confirms his role in post-firing leak

Comey testifies key NYT story ‘almost entirely wrong’, confirms his role in post-firing leak

by WorldTribune Staff, June 9, 2017 Former FBI Director James Comey “did himself no favors” with his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 8, said a consultant who attended meetings at the White House yesterday during the heavily-publicized hearings. The same could be said of Comey’s riveting admission about a New York Times […]

Peace through hot air: Talking in circles at the ‘Jeju Forum for Peace and Prosperity’

Peace through hot air: Talking in circles at the ‘Jeju Forum for Peace and Prosperity’

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk JEJU ― Gary Samore of the Belfer Center at Harvard, formerly with the Obama administration, suggested at the annual Jeju Forum for Peace and Prosperity that resolution of North Korea’s nukes-and-missiles program may be insoluble. That sense weighs heavily on policy-makers in Seoul and Washington. How can Koreans and […]

Comey struggles to defend legacy: Bowed to Loretta Lynch, admits to orchestrating revenge leak

Comey struggles to defend legacy: Bowed to Loretta Lynch, admits to orchestrating revenge leak

by WorldTribune Staff, June 8, 2017 Former FBI Director James Comey confirmed on June 8 that, while he was heading up the FBI, President Donald Trump was not under investigation. Comey also stated for the first time that Obama administration Attorney General Loretta Lynch asked him to downplay the Hillary Clinton email scandal as a […]

Kasparov: Putin still waging ‘war against the Free World,’ after ‘pyrhhic victory’ with Trump’s election

Kasparov: Putin still waging ‘war against the Free World,’ after ‘pyrhhic victory’ with Trump’s election

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty In 2013, former world chess champion and Russian opposition political activist Garry Kasparov emigrated from Russia to the United States. Since then, he has continued to be a vocal critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin and has consistently warned the West that Putinism presents a global […]

Flashback: Syrians, ‘equipment’ were in North Korea train blast

Flashback: Syrians, ‘equipment’ were in North Korea train blast

Special to WorldTribune.com By EastAsiaIntel.com, May 16, 2004 [Editors’ note: Occasionally, we republish articles of interest from our archives.] Syrian technicians accompanying unknown equipment were killed in the massive train explosion in North Korea on April 22, according to a report in a Japanese newspaper. A military specialist on Korean affairs revealed that the Syrian […]

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