Clueless about ‘Total War’: When old soldiers refuse to just fade away

Clueless about ‘Total War’: When old soldiers refuse to just fade away

FPI / June 26, 2020 Geostrategy-Direct.com Excerpted from analysis by Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs The arrival of the Trump administration following the November 2016 elections saw many “old hands” sense opportunity. They saw an “outsider in the White House”, crude and unlettered in the ways of Washington. They could help him, […]

To an exiled patriot, too long from home: Goodbye

To an exiled patriot, too long from home: Goodbye

Special to WorldTribune.com By Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs [Editors’ Note: Dr. Assad Homayoun, former Minister for Political Affairs at the Iran embassy in Washington, was an early WorldTribune.com Advisory Board Member and Contributing Editor. A passionately pro-U.S. patriot of Iran, he provided expert analysis and information on developments in Iran both […]

UK-Brexit vote will have far-reaching geostrategic ramifications

UK-Brexit vote will have far-reaching geostrategic ramifications

FPI / December 20, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com [Editor’s note: Britain’s new Parliament on Friday voted overwhelmingly to back Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit accord, a significant step toward the country’s departure from the European Union on Jan. 31.] Excerpts from analysis by Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs The Dec. 12 general election in […]

Analysis: Mueller report opens new civil war posing greater threat to U.S. than China

Analysis: Mueller report opens new civil war posing greater threat to U.S. than China

Special to WorldTribune.com Analysis by Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs The follow-on from the U.S. Mueller Investigation which targeted President Donald Trump will confirm just how intractable the great divide is within the U.S. It is a greater strategic threat to U.S. security than the People’s Republic of China. Few modern, democratic […]

Murky waters: The attack on Sergei Skripal, the assassination of Kim Jong-Nam, and the ‘Steele dossier’

Murky waters: The attack on Sergei Skripal, the assassination of Kim Jong-Nam, and the ‘Steele dossier’

Special to WorldTribune.com Analysis by Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs A major new crisis, with potentially long-term ramifications, has begun between “the West” (essentially the UK, U.S., and European Union) and Russia without any major questioning as to the logic or causes of it. The “crisis” centered around the assassination attempt in […]

The all-out war on Trump enters 2nd phase in year two

The all-out war on Trump enters 2nd phase in year two

Special to WorldTribune.com By Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs The war between the urban globalists and the regional nationalists in the United States has moved into a second year, and a second phase. Superficially, the ongoing skirmishes between U.S. President Donald Trump and the combined forces of the Democratic Party and much […]

Strategic comeback in the Pacific: Trump’s game plan comes into focus

Strategic comeback in the Pacific: Trump’s game plan comes into focus

Special to WorldTribune.com Analysis by Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs The initial fruits of U.S. President Donald Trump’s 13-day, five-nation Asian tour in November 2017 were beginning to become apparent within a month. Mr. Trump’s consistently hostile media reception continued with the tour, indicating that nothing substantive had resulted from the visit […]

Crowns vs chaos: Brexit and Trump repudiated governance by ‘urban globalists’

Crowns vs chaos: Brexit and Trump repudiated governance by ‘urban globalists’

Special to WorldTribune.com By Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs What form of governance is “best”? What is most durable? What is most equitable? What produces the best economic results? These questions are usually posed — and the answers are usually imposed — as though a universally applicable model could be found by […]

The swamping of the Trump Revolution: What next?

The swamping of the Trump Revolution: What next?

Special to WorldTribune.com First of Two Parts By Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs It may be that the Washington, DC, campaign to isolate, capture, and subdue U.S. President Donald Trump has finally succeeded. If so, what does that mean for the global strategic environment? Does Donald Trump have options to regain control […]

Trump’s stealth North Korea move sidelines China, could be game-changer

Trump’s stealth North Korea move sidelines China, could be game-changer

Special to WorldTribune.com By Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs Just how the shape of the new global strategic architecture will settle out as the framework for the 21st Century is still open to challenge, but the key dynamic — the initial door to that new world — is now being opened by […]

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