China and N. Korea media provided contrasting official reports on unofficial Kim visit

China and N. Korea media provided contrasting official reports on unofficial Kim visit

by WorldTribune Staff, March 30, 2018 North Korean and Chinese state media outlets took different paths in their reporting of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un’s unprecedented visit to Beijing, where he met with Chinese President Xi Jinping. While China’s state-run media focused on the discussions between Kim and Xi and on tensions on the Korean […]

China confirms Kim-Xi meeting; Graffiti rattles Pyongyang elite; the decades-long Syria alliance

China confirms Kim-Xi meeting; Graffiti rattles Pyongyang elite; the decades-long Syria alliance

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct Among the articles in the new edition of Geostrategy-Direct.com are the following: State of Kim Jong-Un: Graffiti on landmark building rocks Pyongyang regime Secrecy suggested North Korean train to Beijing was on urgent mission Israeli intelligence discovered North Korean reactor in Syria, longtime secret alliance High-level official visits shake Beijing […]

Behind Trump tariffs: Plan to counter China’s ‘economic aggression’

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct President Donald Trump is cracking down on China’s “economic aggression” via upcoming tariffs and will next move to prevent China from controlling the “industries of the future,” a senior White House official said. “The next action on the president’s plate will be the Section 301 action which is designed, in […]

U.S. ‘uneasy’: China issues taunt as Vinson carrier group heads for South China Sea

U.S. ‘uneasy’: China issues taunt as Vinson carrier group heads for South China Sea

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct A report in Beijing’s state media said China’s increasing military “competitiveness” is making the United States “uneasy” and is contributing to the Americans’ need for more muscle flexing, namely the deployment of the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier group to the South China Sea. The U.S. carrier group, which includes […]

Hamas teams with Iran and Hizbullah, hits Israeli forces with sophisticated IED

Hamas teams with Iran and Hizbullah, hits Israeli forces with sophisticated IED

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct In an attack that closely resembled the tactics used by Iran-backed Hizbullah, Hamas on Feb. 17 remote detonated two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) which injured four Israeli soldiers. The sophisticated attack targeted soldiers from Israel’s Golani Brigade as they were attempting to remove a flag that was affixed to the […]

Bad moon rising: Seoul leader ratings drop over Winter Game politics

Bad moon rising: Seoul leader ratings drop over Winter Game politics

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct Fierce controversies have erupted surrounding Winter Olympics politics with regard to North Korea’s participation, and President Moon Jae-In of South Korea has been dealt a blow in the public opinion polls. A new Seoul-based PR firm called Realmeter released polling data on Jan. 25, indicating the president’s approval ratings have […]

Intelligence expose embarrassed China, forced its hand on North Korean sanctions

Intelligence expose embarrassed China, forced its hand on North Korean sanctions

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct After U.S. President Donald Trump’s Twitter-bashed China’s furtive efforts to sell refined oil to North Korea on the high seas, China suddenly announced on Jan. 5 that it would immediately impose a wide-ranging embargo against North Korea to “implement UN Resolution 2397.” A major factor in the turnaround was a […]

Holiday sale: Today and tomorrow only

Holiday sale: Today and tomorrow only

Special to WorldTribune , December 24, 2017 This is the season of peace, relaxation and family time. It is also a time to be grateful for all the good (sometimes miraculous), things that have happened in 2017 amidst everything else. In that spirit, we are pleased to offer inactive or would-be subscribers to Geostrategy-Direct.com a […]

Report: Chinese intel backed Russia-Trump collusion narrative

Report: Chinese intel backed Russia-Trump collusion narrative

by WorldTribune Staff, October 25, 2017 China is committed to supporting the narrative of an improper link between Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign and the Russian Government, a report said. “Chinese intelligence money and influence is promoting the idea that Russia is the enemy [of the U.S.] and that it attempted to influence the U.S. […]

Dangerous linkage: Iran will act on lessons learned from U.S.-North Korea showdown

Dangerous linkage: Iran will act on lessons learned from U.S.-North Korea showdown

Special to WorldTribune.com by Dr. Jack Caravelli, Geostrategy-Direct After vowing at the United Nations to “completely destroy” North Korea if necessary and following that verbal brinksmanship with the harshest economic sanctions ever imposed by the United States government, President Donald Trump has set U.S. policy on a seemingly inevitable collision course with the Hermit Kingdom. […]

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