Tillerson: U.S. no longer focused on Assad’s status which will be ‘decided’ by the Syrians

Tillerson: U.S. no longer focused on Assad’s status which will be ‘decided’ by the Syrians

by WorldTribune Staff, March 31, 2017 In a major policy shift from that of Barack Obama, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on March 30 said the U.S. will no longer demand that Syrian President Bashar Assad step down as part of a negotiated solution to the Syrian crisis. The “longer-term status of President Assad […]

Korea is back in the eye of a perfect storm

Korea is back in the eye of a perfect storm

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Thunder clouds are swirling over the Korean peninsula as a perfect storm of political instability and regional geopolitical challenges rumble through South Korea. North Korea’s missile and nuclear tests, as well as Chinese bullying, have thrust the region into a dangerous cycle which could affect […]