Iran hits growing consensus between Israel and Sunni Muslim states

Iran hits growing consensus between Israel and Sunni Muslim states

by WorldTribune Staff, February 20, 2017 The growing level of cooperation between Israel and Sunni Muslim states is not sitting well in Iran. Iran on Feb. 20 blasted what it said was coordination between Israel and Saudi Arabia, describing attempts to create an “international atmosphere” against Teheran, Israel’s Arutz Sheva reported. “It’s unfortunate that this […]

Geostrategy: Russia takes the Arctic seriously, U.S. has only two icebreakers

Geostrategy: Russia takes the Arctic seriously, U.S. has only two icebreakers

by WorldTribune Staff, February 20, 2017 Russia, with nearly 40 icebreakers, is dominating the battle for the Arctic over the United States, which has just two of the vessels, a key Congressional leader said. Rep. Duncan Hunter, a California Republican and chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee on Coast Guard and maritime transportation, […]

Sen. Rand Paul: ‘We’re very lucky’ Sen. John McCain’s not in charge

Sen. Rand Paul: ‘We’re very lucky’ Sen. John McCain’s not in charge

by WorldTribune Staff, February 20, 2017 Sen. John McCain’s criticism of President Donald Trump’s feud with the media is driven by his “personal dispute” with Trump and America is “very lucky” that McCain is not the one in the White House, Sen. Rand Paul said. “Everything that he says about the president is colored by […]

Poll finds surge in optimism on the economy despite post-election media storm

Poll finds surge in optimism on the economy despite post-election media storm

by WorldTribune Staff, February 20, 2017 A majority of Americans say the economy is gaining strength and believe the trend will continue under President Donald Trump, according to a new poll. The survey found that 61 percent view the economy as strong, while 39 percent say it is weak, according to a Harvard-Harris poll provided […]

French socialist candidate’s gaffe seen boosting Marine Le Pen’s presidential campaign

French socialist candidate’s gaffe seen boosting Marine Le Pen’s presidential campaign

by WorldTribune Staff, February 20, 2017 National Front presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is rising in the polls after socialist candidate Emmanuel Macron sparked a major uproar by calling French colonialism a “crime against humanity.” Analysts say Macron all but handed Le Pen “an electoral gift.” A Feb. 20 OpinionWay poll showed Le Pen with […]

U.S. ambassador Nikki Haley: Why does the UN ‘obsess over Israel’?

U.S. ambassador Nikki Haley: Why does the UN ‘obsess over Israel’?

by WorldTribune Staff, February 20, 2017 U.S. Amb. to the United Nations Nikki Haley delivered a scathing rebuke of what she said is “anti-Israel bias” at the UN and reiterated the U.S.’s “ironclad support” for the Jewish state. “I just put out to the members of the Security Council to help me understand: When we […]

U.S. aircraft carrier group begins patrols in disputed S. China Sea

U.S. aircraft carrier group begins patrols in disputed S. China Sea

by WorldTribune Staff, February 19, 2017 The U.S. deployed an aircraft carrier group to the South China Sea on Feb. 18, one day after China completed naval exercises in the disputed waters. The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson along with guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer were sent as part of “routine operations,” the U.S. […]

Obama network’s organizing manual targets Republicans nationwide, even in safe districts

Obama network’s organizing manual targets Republicans nationwide, even in safe districts

by WorldTribune Staff, February 19, 2017 Thousands of agitators tied to a group founded by former President Barack Obama are preparing assaults on GOP lawmakers nationwide. An organizing manual distributed by the network provides cold guidelines for maximizing the perception of widespread opposition. In a new Facebook post, Obama-founded Organizing for Action (OFA) calls on […]

Report: Netanyahu rejected Obama administration’s peace plan in secret talks

Report: Netanyahu rejected Obama administration’s peace plan in secret talks

by WorldTribune Staff, February 19, 2017 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shot down a regional peace initiative presented by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in a secret meeting last year that included Egypt and Jordan, a report said. The meeting was held on Feb. 21, 2016 in the Egyptian resort town of Aqaba and […]

Columnist: Post-election revolution is by ‘the government against the people’

Columnist: Post-election revolution is by ‘the government against the people’

by WorldTribune Staff, February 19, 2017 Those who continue to inhabit “the swamp” are in a death struggle against America’s voters for control of the country, a columnist said. “By any historical and constitutional standard, ‘the people’ elected Donald Trump and endorsed his program of nation-state populist reform,” Matthew Continetti, editor in chief of the Washington […]