Mattis concerned as Russia opens first of five Arctic military bases

Mattis concerned as Russia opens first of five Arctic military bases

by WorldTribune Staff, April 19, 2017 Russia has unveiled a 14,000-square-meter (151,000-square-foot) permanent military base in the Arctic, which President Vladimir Putin sees as a key strategic region. The Arctic Trefoil, the second Putin-era base in the Arctic, was built on a huge ice-covered archipelago called Franz Josef Land. The first base to be completed […]

Buchanan the political prophet of our time: ‘My ‘ideas’ made it, but I did not’

Buchanan the political prophet of our time: ‘My ‘ideas’ made it, but I did not’

by WorldTribune Staff, April 23, 2017 It was 25 years before Donald Trump announced his candidacy for president that Patrick Buchanan vowed to “Make America First Again”. Declaring his candidacy for the presidency at a 1991 rally in Concord, New Hampshire, Buchanan railed against “globalist” President George H. W. Bush and the “bureaucrats in Brussels” […]

Report: Coverage of President Trump’s early weeks has been 89 percent negative

Report: Coverage of President Trump’s early weeks has been 89 percent negative

by WorldTribune Staff, April 19, 2017 American broadcast networks’ coverage of President Donald Trump has been 89 percent negative as the new president’s efforts to grow the job market and fight terrorism are largely ignored in favor of controversies such as Trump’s alleged collusion with Russia during the campaign, a report said. Trump has received […]

Lowlife alliance: Terror groups ISIS and Al Qaida said to be talking teamwork

Lowlife alliance: Terror groups ISIS and Al Qaida said to be talking teamwork

by WorldTribune Staff, April 19, 2017 The terror chiefs who head the Islamic State (ISIS) and Al Qaida networks are holding discussions on the possibility of forming an alliance, Iraq’s vice president said. “There are discussions and dialogue between messengers representing [ISIS leader Abu Bakr] al-Baghdadi and representing [Al Qaida leader Ayman] Zawahiri,” Ayad Allawi […]

Regime change: After getting played at Mar-a-lago, China moves to control outcome in Pyongyang

Regime change: After getting played at Mar-a-lago, China moves to control outcome in Pyongyang

by WorldTribune Staff, April 18, 2017 China is preparing for the ultimate fallout from the current North Korea crisis, according to the new edition of Geostrategy-Direct.com. Convinced that the Trump administration may be preparing a preemptive strike to bring regime change in Pyongyang, the Chinese Communist Party headed by Xi Jinping is acting to make […]

FISA target amazed that Democrats continue to push ‘laughable’ Trump dossier

FISA target amazed that Democrats continue to push ‘laughable’ Trump dossier

by WorldTribune Staff, April 17, 2017 A former Trump campaign adviser on Russia and the target of a FISA warrant for surveillance by the Obama administration described himself at amazed that Democrats continue to use a debunked Trump dossier as a linchpin for investigations of the president’s alleged 2016 election collusion with Moscow. Page, a […]

Justice Department urged to reopen investigation of Lois Lerner and IRS targeting

Justice Department urged to reopen investigation of Lois Lerner and IRS targeting

by WorldTribune Staff, April 18, 2017 Two House Republicans are calling on the Justice Department to reopen the investigation into Lois Lerner and the IRS’s targeting of conservative groups, noting that the Obama administration refused to hold anyone accountable. In a letter to the Justice Department, Rep. Peter Roskam, Illinois Republican, and Rep. Kevin Brady, […]

Had enough: Charismatic Venezuelan goes Trump on dictator Maduro

Had enough: Charismatic Venezuelan goes Trump on dictator Maduro

by WorldTribune Staff, April 18, 2017 Henrique Capriles, the once-restrained opposition leader in Venezuela who accepted past defeats despite signs of fraud, has now turned to social media to get his message out. In a flurry of messages sent out from his social media account over the last week, Capriles accused Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro […]

Report: Egypt offered to send 40,000 ground troops to Yemen

Report: Egypt offered to send 40,000 ground troops to Yemen

by WorldTribune Staff, April 18, 2017 President Abdul Fatah Sisi offered to send up to 40,000 Egyptian ground troops to fight alongside the Saudi-led Arab coalition in Yemen, a Saudi general said. “His excellency Sisi offered Saudi Arabia and the coalition to send ground troops,” Gen. Ahmed Asiri told Al Arabiya on April 16. Asiri […]

Watchdog group calls for investigation of top Democrats on House Intelligence Committee

Watchdog group calls for investigation of top Democrats on House Intelligence Committee

by WorldTribune Staff, April 17, 2017 Judicial Watch has called for an investigation of two Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee in the ongoing controversy over surveillance of an incoming administration by U.S. government agencies and officials. The Washington, D.C. watchdog group named California Democratic Reps. Adam Schiff and Jackie Speier in a letter hand-delivered […]