WSJ editorial: Why did Samantha Power need to know the names of so many Trump officials?

WSJ editorial: Why did Samantha Power need to know the names of so many Trump officials?

by WorldTribune Staff, August 13, 2017 In her capacity as U.S. ambassador to the UN Samantha Power requested the “unmasking” of “hundreds” of Americans, including members of Donald Trump’s campaign team. Why, the Wall Street Journal asked in an Aug. 11 editorial. In May, the House Intelligence Committee subpoenaed the unmasking requests from Power, former […]

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 […]

One world under China? Beijing rolls out BRI initiative; U.S. can’t agree on renewing its own infrastructure

One world under China? Beijing rolls out BRI initiative; U.S. can’t agree on renewing its own infrastructure

The Belt and Road Initiative is the vanguard for Beijing’s reach for global power. It may not work, given all the imponderables of a project on this scale, not to mention conflicting interests with nations along its route. But at least the Chinese are showing the kind of social energy necessary to achieve great things. […]

U.S., Russia to continue dialogue after Trump’s hand forced by Congress on sanctions

U.S., Russia to continue dialogue after Trump’s hand forced by Congress on sanctions

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on August 6 that he believed his American counterpart was ready to continue dialogue with Russia on complex issues despite bilateral tensions and the imposition of fresh U.S. sanctions against Moscow. “We felt the readiness of our U.S. colleagues to […]

Big media scorpions fight to the death . . . as Donald Trump looks on from the President’s box

Big media scorpions fight to the death . . . as Donald Trump looks on from the President’s box

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders Normally we would be coming down hard on the side of newspaper owners in any argument; they are after all running the business where we make our living. But we are finding it a little hard to choose sides in a struggle between three of the wealthiest men […]

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 […]

North Carolina ordered to redraw district lines by Sept. 1

North Carolina ordered to redraw district lines by Sept. 1

by WorldTribune Staff, August 1, 2017 A panel of three federal judges has ordered the North Carolina legislature to redraw 28 of the state’s 170 General Assembly districts by Sept. 1. The ruling on July 31 did not order special elections, which state Democrats had pushed for. The federal court said last year the 28 […]

U.S. ‘assessing’ Putin demand to cut 755 diplomats In Russia

U.S. ‘assessing’ Putin demand to cut 755 diplomats In Russia

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The U.S. State Department called Russian President Vladimir Putin’s demand that U.S. diplomatic staff in Russia be slashed by 755 personnel “regrettable and uncalled for act” and said Washington was considering a possible response. “We are assessing the impact of such a limitation and how we […]

Lighten up, get a life, enjoy the 45th president

Lighten up, get a life, enjoy the 45th president

Special to WorldTribune.com By Susan Smith, Fairfax Free Citizen Donald J. Trump, our recently elected 45th President, possesses what is commonly known as a larger than life personality. He has an accompanyingly-sized sense of humor, with sparks of outrageousness in it, and he does, as we say, shoot from the hip on occasion. Put this […]

The new feminism: Women who arm themselves

The new feminism: Women who arm themselves

Special to WorldTribune, by Brittany Jennings, July 28, 2017 Women are now arming themselves. You could call it the new feminism. In Chicago for example, women are joining gun clubs and learning firearms safety after an uptick in the ongoing epidemic of violence. As of July, Chicago has had 1,557 shootings and 369 people have […]

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