Jolly good? Post-Brexit politics cuts to the chase and only one lady is left standing

Jolly good? Post-Brexit politics cuts to the chase and only one lady is left standing

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk LONDON ― Nobody does politics like the Brits. Just as Hillary and the Trumpster were turning into bores in the U.S., along came an unpredictable change in the leadership of the United Kingdom. While one conservative takes over from another as prime minister, confusion reigns. For the benefit of […]

Russian officials zero in on opportunities provided by Brexit vote

Russian officials zero in on opportunities provided by Brexit vote

Special to WorldTribune.com by Dr. Jack Caravelli, Geostrategy-Direct In the wake of the stunning UK vote to leave the European Union (EU), media attention is focused on the reaction from major European nations and the United States. As one of the Western alliance’s most prominent members, the UK also is in the forefront of the […]

U.S. House to vote on legislation to check ‘dangerous Iranian activity’

U.S. House to vote on legislation to check ‘dangerous Iranian activity’

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The U.S. House on July 13 will vote on Republican legislation to undercut President Barack Obama’s nuclear agreement with Iran nearly a year after the deal was announced. The legislation would impose new sanctions on Iran over any sponsorship of terrorism or human rights violations, bar […]

Why racial bigotry has gotten worse: The yawning gap between Obama and the African American community

Why racial bigotry has gotten worse: The yawning gap between Obama and the African American community

ISpecial to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders There was a general expectation among Americans that the election of a president with a black face would improve race relations, a continuing and profound anomaly in the freest of nations. There was even a suggestion that particularly in the academic and media communities that hope was one […]

China’s quiet space warfare launch poses threat to military satellites

China’s quiet space warfare launch poses threat to military satellites

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct Without fanfare and the usual media hype, China on June 29 quietly launched a sophisticated military spy satellite into outer space, marking a significant step in Beijing’s anti-satellite development. Dubbed “Experiment 02,” the satellite is China’s second anti-satellite weapon in the near earth orbit zone where most of the world’s […]

NATO 2.0: More important now than ever

NATO 2.0: More important now than ever

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — In a sense NATO has been a victim of its own success. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, also known as the Atlantic Alliance, has rested on its post Cold War laurels and the afterglow of the fall of the Berlin Wall and political freedom throughout […]

U.S. House passes bill blocking sale of Boeing airliners to Iran

U.S. House passes bill blocking sale of Boeing airliners to Iran

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The U.S. House of Representatives has approved legislation aimed at blocking the sale of Boeing airliners to Iran, a deal that was authorized under Tehran’s year-old nuclear deal with world powers. By voice vote late on July 7, lawmakers passed amendments to a spending bill blocking […]

Letter from London: A lady warns Britain faces tougher challenges than Brexit angst

Letter from London: A lady warns Britain faces tougher challenges than Brexit angst

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk LONDON ― Here in the eye of Typhoon Brexit, the hot air, internet and print media reverberate with the shockwaves of what is seen as the End of Britain as we know it or a tempest in a teapot. The roar of the storm is such that it can […]

U.S. lawmakers debate bills to block Boeing sale to Iran

U.S. lawmakers debate bills to block Boeing sale to Iran

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty A U.S. House subcommittee on July 7 will debate legislation aimed at halting Boeing’s sale of passenger jets to Iran, in the largest U.S.-Iranian business transaction since 1979. The hearing “will examine the Obama administration’s nuclear agreement with Iran and how it opened the door for […]

A sad day for James Comey, the FBI and the United States of America

A sad day for James Comey, the FBI and the United States of America

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders For almost 150 years, the United States avoided having a national police force. The Founders, for the most, had eschewed the whole issue when under pressure from Thomas Jefferson and his Virginia constitutions adopted that colony’s Bill of Rights as the first amendments to the federal constitution. The […]