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 […]

America first? Setting the stage for Xi Jinping’s upcoming visit with Donald Trump

America first? Setting the stage for Xi Jinping’s upcoming visit with Donald Trump

Special to WorldTribune.com By Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs People’s Republic of China (PRC) President Xi Jinping will make an official visit to Washington, DC, perhaps as soon as April 2017, and it is being planned as a “muscular” demonstration of Beijing’s status, overshadowing all other Asian influences. The PRC team believes […]

Obama’s unreported Pakistan sanctions limit U.S. options for looming Afghanistan crisis

Obama’s unreported Pakistan sanctions limit U.S. options for looming Afghanistan crisis

How the U.S. Trump Administration deals with emerging Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iran issues may have been affected by the policies and last-minute sanctions enacted by the outgoing administration. Special to WorldTribune.com By Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs As exiled Iranian strategist Dr Assad Homayoun notes: “If Iran switches its allegiances back to […]

Obama’s unprecedented crusade to discredit his successor has strategic consequences

Obama’s unprecedented crusade to discredit his successor has strategic consequences

Special to WorldTribune.com By Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs The outgoing U.S. Barack Obama Administration and its supporters embarked on a campaign to traduce and challenge the incoming Administration of President Donald J. Trump in the hope that it would find it difficult to govern effectively. This may be unprecedented in U.S. […]

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