U.S. firm says its jet boat could keep Iran from closing Strait of Hormuz

U.S. firm says its jet boat could keep Iran from closing Strait of Hormuz

Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — A U.S. company has presented a maritime solution to Iran’s threat to the Gulf. Juliet Marine Systems, based in Portsmouth, N.H., has been briefing major defense contractors and governments on its new fast attack craft. Juliet asserted that the platform, called Ghost, was designed to protect the Iranian-dominated Strait of […]

The one-bullet-point strategy to re-elect the president

The one-bullet-point strategy to re-elect the president

Jeffrey T. Kuhner The Democrats are settling on one major election strategy: Portray opposition to President Obama as a form of racism. In a nutshell, the liberal argument is that conservative dissent from Mr. Obama’s social democratic agenda — Obamacare, the nearly $1 trillion stimulus and Dodd-Frank — is driven not by the color of […]

From a prison state to a dream country, now endangered

From a prison state to a dream country, now endangered

Lev Navrozov To emigrate to America from “Soviet Russia” was like going to live on some distant planet reproducing your favorite country: A dream. But one fine day those who ruled Russia decided to stage an unusual experiment: they allowed several hundred “Soviet citizens” to emigrate from the “Soviet paradise.” Naturally, we were highly suspicious: […]

NY Times magazine cover story promotes freedom for an American terrorist

NY Times magazine cover story promotes freedom for an American terrorist

Special to WorldTribune.com Based on an article by Cliff Kincaid for Accuracy in Media Sara Bennett, an attorney for convicted communist terrorist Judith Clark, is optimistic that her client will benefit from a New York Times Magazine article advocating her release from prison. “Did I think they did a good job for my client? Yes […]

High stakes: Obama’s ace, Iranian oil and the 2012 election

High stakes: Obama’s ace, Iranian oil and the 2012 election

Sol W. Sanders President Barack Obama has launched new international diplomatic poker with “a trailing hand”. It is impossible to exaggerate the forces at play, economic as well as political, foreign and domestic, and their interplay. When he signed Dec. 31st the latest Iran provisos, Mr. Obama was handed new clout to cut Iran’s energy […]

Hu denounces U.S. ‘cultural imperialism,’ calls for ‘forceful measures’

Hu denounces U.S. ‘cultural imperialism,’ calls for ‘forceful measures’

Special to WorldTribune.com From East-Asia-Intel.com Chinese President Hu Jintao revealed Beijing’s continued his commitment to Communist ideology last week when he denounced what he called cultural imperialism from hostile Western forces. Hu told Communist Party members that hostile forces are seeking to divide and westernize China and called for opposing all efforts to change the […]

Obama and Panetta use military brass as props

Obama and Panetta use military brass as props

Special to WorldTribune.com Based on an article by Cliff Kincaid for Accuracy in Media “As President Obama stood on the podium in the Pentagon briefing room Thursday to outline the nation’s defense priorities, the military stood with him,” reported The Washington Post, as if the military brass had any other alternative than to serve as […]

Taxpayer-backed Cadillac helped fund Chinese Communist propaganda film

Taxpayer-backed Cadillac helped fund Chinese Communist propaganda film

Lev Navrozov On Jan. 3, Yahoo! News published a speech by Chinese President Hu Jintao, delivered at an annual policy meeting of the party’s Central Committee, “Hu: Hostile Forces Seek to Westernize, Split China” (by Gillian Wong, Associated Press). “Hu’s remarks are part of the Communist Party’s broader push to reinforce socialist principles in an […]