Days before leaving White House Obama questioned the sharing of intel with Trump

Days before leaving White House Obama questioned the sharing of intel with Trump

by WorldTribune Staff, February 13, 2018 On the final day of the Obama administration, an email national security adviser Susan Rice sent to herself indicated there were discussions of withholding classified information on Russia from the Trump administration, two Republican senators say. Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said […]

‘Be quiet’: Team Obama offers foreign policy advice to the White house, fails to back Iran protesters

‘Be quiet’: Team Obama offers foreign policy advice to the White house, fails to back Iran protesters

by WorldTribune Staff, January 2, 2018 Advisers who were on board when President Barack Obama failed to back the “Green Revolution” protests in Iran in 2009 are criticizing President Donald Trump for supporting current anti-government demonstrations in the Islamic Republic. Trump tweeted on Dec. 29: “Many reports of peaceful protests by Iranian citizens fed up […]

‘Crime of the century’: Obama gambled that large-scale illegal surveillance would justify itself

‘Crime of the century’: Obama gambled that large-scale illegal surveillance would justify itself

by WorldTribune Staff, September 21, 2017 In casting its wide surveillance dragnet on team Trump, the Obama administration gambled that if it spied on enough “people long enough … something was bound to turn up,” an analyst said. “Desperate Obama cronies had figured out that they could bypass many of the limitations on the conventional […]

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 […]

‘Dear Susan’: McMaster gives pass to Susan Rice, allows continued top-secret clearance

‘Dear Susan’: McMaster gives pass to Susan Rice, allows continued top-secret clearance

by WorldTribune Staff, August 4, 2017 In an April letter to Obama Administration national security adviser Susan Rice, current national security adviser H.R. McMaster said Rice would have continued access to classified information. President Donald Trump was not aware of the letter or McMaster’s decision, two senior West Wing officials and an intelligence official told […]

Team Obama made ‘hundreds’ of unmasking requests in 2016, House Intelligence chairman says

Team Obama made ‘hundreds’ of unmasking requests in 2016, House Intelligence chairman says

by WorldTribune Staff, July 28, 2017 During President Barack Obama’s last year in office, his aides made hundreds of requests to unmask the names of Americans in intelligence reports, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said. The requests during an election year, which included Trump transition team officials, were made without specific justifications on […]

FBI balking on documents request from House Intelligence Committee

FBI balking on documents request from House Intelligence Committee

by WorldTribune Staff, April 27, 2017 The FBI has thus far refused the House Intelligence Committee’s requests for documents that could explain the “unmasking” of Americans in a spying operation during the Trump transition, a report said. FBI spokesman Andrew Ames would not say why the bureau has not met the House committee’s document request. “The FBI […]

Susan Rice and all the president’s men: The unmasking of Barack Obama

Susan Rice and all the president’s men: The unmasking of Barack Obama

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner Susan Rice must be indicted. And she should spend years in prison. Former President Obama’s national security advisor is in the middle of a political firestorm. Numerous media outlets report that Rice oversaw a spying operation on Donald Trump that lasted for nearly a year beginning in January 2016. […]

Document said to confirm U.S. collusion with Palestinians on UN vote

Document said to confirm U.S. collusion with Palestinians on UN vote

by WorldTribune Staff, December 28, 2016 American officials told a Palestinian delegation in a closed door meeting that the U.S. would not veto a UN Security Council resolution against Israeli settlements, according to a newly leaked document. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and White House National Security Adviser Susan Rice told a Palestinian delegation […]

DNI contradicts Obama, NSC on ISIL domestic terror threat in U.S.

DNI contradicts Obama, NSC on ISIL domestic terror threat in U.S.

Special to WorldTribune.com The chief of U.S. intelligence said Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) is capable of launching a Paris-style attack in the U.S., a contradiction of President Barack Obama and his National Security Council (NSC), who have played down the threat. ISIL, which in the past six months has carried out major […]

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