North Korea’s Kim withdraws nuclear threat against Guam after ‘briefing’

North Korea’s Kim withdraws nuclear threat against Guam after ‘briefing’

by WorldTribune Staff, August 15, 2017 After being derided for excessive rhetoric by his domestic critics, U.S. President Donald Trump and his equally-tough generals appear to have prevailed, for the moment, in the war of words with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. After a heated exchange of rhetoric between Trump and Kim, the North on […]

Saluting the ‘doughboys’ who 100 years ago entered WWI, ending American neutrality

Saluting the ‘doughboys’ who 100 years ago entered WWI, ending American neutrality

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler St. NAZAIRE, France — “Lafayette, we are here,” became the clarion call upon the arrival of the American Expeditionary Force to France in 1917. The USA had just entered the hostilities, three years into the Great War, and now the battle hardened U.S. General John Pershing was in […]

Seoul: U.S. to give South advance notice of pre-emptive strike on North

Seoul: U.S. to give South advance notice of pre-emptive strike on North

by WorldTribune Staff, August 11, 2017 The United States has agreed not to pre-emptively strike North Korea without first informing South Korea, the South’s presidential office suggested on Aug. 11. The report cited a telephone conversation between U.S. national security adviser H.R. McMaster and Chung Eui-Yong, the head of South Korea’s Presidential National Security Office, […]

‘Mad Dog’ Mattis to Kim Jong-Un: We win, you lose

‘Mad Dog’ Mattis to Kim Jong-Un: We win, you lose

By Christopher Sparks, August 10, 2017 A “grossly overmatched” North Korea “would lose” any conflict it starts, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim “Mad Dog” Mattis warned on Aug. 9. The Kim Jong-Un regime has said it now has the capability of striking the U.S. mainland after two successful intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests last month. Earlier […]

With two U.S. military bases and THAAD, Guam feels secure

With two U.S. military bases and THAAD, Guam feels secure

by WorldTribune Staff, August 10, 2017 Guam is prepared and its residents feel well-protected should North Korea launch an attack on the U.S. territory. The U.S. has two strategically significant bases on Guam, Andersen Air Force Base in the north and Naval Base Guam in the south. The two bases combined house 7,000 U.S. troops. […]

U.S., Japan conduct air exercises near Korean peninsula

U.S., Japan conduct air exercises near Korean peninsula

by WorldTribune Staff, August 9, 2017 The United States and Japan conducted joint air drills in skies near the Korean peninsula on Aug 8. Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers and two Japanese F-2 fighter jets took part in the drills, which were held near Japan’s southern Kyushu island, according to a news release […]

‘Expert’ fixes for the North Korea crisis: Seriously?

‘Expert’ fixes for the North Korea crisis: Seriously?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk WASHINGTON ― North Korea pops off another ICBM, and suddenly the U.S. media is full of talking heads offering views and solutions. They range from the extremes of annihilating North Korea’s nuclear and missile facilities to, “Oh, just sign a peace treaty and everything will be okay.” It’s hard […]

Pentagon alarmed by Turkey’s plan to buy Russian S-400 air defense system

Pentagon alarmed by Turkey’s plan to buy Russian S-400 air defense system

by WorldTribune Staff, August 3, 2017 The United States has raised concerns over NATO ally Turkey’s plan to purchase an advanced air defense system from Russia. Pentagon spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis told a press briefing in Washington on July 31 that the S-400 system Turkey plans to buy may have inconsistencies with other equipment used […]

Is checking Trump on U.S.-Russian collaboration really such a good idea?

Is checking Trump on U.S.-Russian collaboration really such a good idea?

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner The Deep State has won. It got what it wanted: The end of any possible Détente with Russia. President Trump campaigned on restoring U.S.-Russian relations. He has lost that battle — and the consequences are immense both for the world and America. Call it Cold War 2.0. This is […]

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