Massive digital messaging may have swept current president to power in Seoul

Massive digital messaging may have swept current president to power in Seoul

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk SEOUL — The ongoing scandal, in which the governor of South Gyeongsang Province, Kim Kyung-Soo — a top ally of President Moon Jae-In, was involved in a computer program that automatically generated millions of “likes” or “dislikes” for polls and postings on individuals and vital topics, may have been […]

McNabb: Wake up America

McNabb: Wake up America

Special to WorldTribune.com, February 17, 2019 By John T. McNabb If you read this title and wonder what I am talking about, then respectfully, you aren’t paying attention to what is going on in America. If you think Ocasio-Cortez’ rants are mindless and silly, of course they are. But she has an approximate 90 percent […]

Kim Jong-Un’s journey leads now to a ride on Vietnam’s capitalist road

Kim Jong-Un’s journey leads now to a ride on Vietnam’s capitalist road

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk Everybody knows Kim Jong-Un has a lot to learn from the capitalist success of nearby Communist countries. No example is better than that of China, whose leaders have urged him to walk the capitalist road to success. His late father, Kim Jong-Il, was photographed during trips to China traipsing […]

‘Islamic State’ down but not out, UN warns

‘Islamic State’ down but not out, UN warns

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Despite dramatic territorial losses, stunning military setbacks and dwindling numbers of militants, the so called Islamic state of Iraq also know as (ISIL) has been degraded but still remains a “global threat,” according to a new UN report. In a candid briefing to the Security […]

Report: Israeli special forces operating in Afghanistan

Report: Israeli special forces operating in Afghanistan

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct Israel dispatched a team of commandos to Afghanistan to gather intelligence on Iranian military movements in the region and to train in the nation’s rugged terrain, reports say. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) special forces soldiers are operating from an American Air Force base in Shindand, in the western province […]

Four decades after Deng Xiaoping’s victory tour of U.S., China again threatens Taiwan

Four decades after Deng Xiaoping’s victory tour of U.S., China again threatens Taiwan

Special to WorldTribune.com By Parris H. Chang Forty years ago, Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping made a celebratory tour of the United States in the wake of the U.S. recognition of the People’s Republic of China (PRC). Deng’s trip from Jan. 28 to Feb. 5, 1979, started in Washington, and made stops in Atlanta, Houston and […]

Asian allies face test of nerves as Trump-Kim summit nears

Asian allies face test of nerves as Trump-Kim summit nears

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk NEW DELHI ― The prospect of President Trump abandoning friends and allies resonates here for reasons that have nothing to do with North or South Korea. While focusing on whatever deal he is likely to cook up with Kim Jong-Un, let us not forget the priorities in the capital […]

‘Choose greatness’: A soaring State of the Union scored with 76 percent, poll finds

‘Choose greatness’: A soaring State of the Union scored with 76 percent, poll finds

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Addressing a deeply divided nation, reflecting upon a tumultuous two years in his own presidency, but seeking a break in the political storm clouds over Washington, Donald Trump called upon the equally divided U.S. Congress to “choose greatness” and embrace a “moment of unlimited potential” […]

Imagery suggests second attempt by Iran to launch satellite

Imagery suggests second attempt by Iran to launch satellite

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Two satellite-imagery companies have released photos that suggest Iran has attempted a second launch of a satellite after the failure of the first lift-off in January. The United States on Jan. 15 condemned the previous launch attempt, warning that Washington “will not stand for Iran’s blatant […]

The real race scandal: Elizabeth Warren must resign

The real race scandal: Elizabeth Warren must resign

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been scalped. The Washington Post, of all places, broke the bombshell story that on her 1986 Texas State bar registration card she wrote “American Indian” to describe her race. In other words, the Massachusetts Democrat has been exposed as a total fraud. In the Post […]

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