Nuclear Kim: Leader launches ‘Byongjin’ doctrine to mark his era

Nuclear Kim: Leader launches ‘Byongjin’ doctrine to mark his era

Special to WorldTribune.com By Lee Jong-Heon, EastAsiaIntel.com On the heels of the Party Congress in which North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un presented a five-year economic plan, North Korea has kicked off tougher “work-harder campaigns.” North Koreans, already struggling with hunger and the stresses of survival in the repressive society, are being mobilized for new construction […]

Can’t-do America: TSA shakedown for more funding?

Can’t-do America: TSA shakedown for more funding?

Special to WorldTribune.com Drudge-Select — May 18, 2016 c/o DrudgeReport.com Intel chief: Foreign cyber spies tracking campaigns … Cardinal warns: ‘God being eroded, eclipsed, liquidated’ in USA … unleashing ‘demonic’ threat to society… Venezuela crisis deepens … Shortages of essentials … Patients on floor, doctors operate without instruments … Spain debt now worth more than […]

‘El Chapo’s new digs: Rating by human rights group is lowest of all Mexican prisons

‘El Chapo’s new digs: Rating by human rights group is lowest of all Mexican prisons

Special to WorldTribune.com By Allan Wall, MexiData.info The residence of Mexican narco baron Joaquín “el Chapo” Guzman has changed again, from the Altiplano prison in Central Mexico to Ciudad Juarez, across the border from El Paso, Texas. And there may be a future move north of the border for Guzman, as a judge has approved […]

IMF warns Iran not to rely on oil revenues to boost economy

IMF warns Iran not to rely on oil revenues to boost economy

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty A top International Monetary Fund official warned Iran not to count on a big jump in oil revenue to boost its economy, but said it should seek other opportunities to re-engage with the global economy. “I speak here today at a pivotal moment for Iran’s economy,” […]

Syria restores pride of Russian military after years of decay

Syria restores pride of Russian military after years of decay

Special to WorldTribune.com Geostrategy-Direct, May 16, 2016 Edition After years of neglect and decay that saw its ranks shrink from five to one million personnel, Russia signaled with its mission in Syria that it has returned as a major military force. Millions of Russians saw on nightly news casts how Russia’s modernized force dominated on […]

Rumors that the GOP is dead ‘have been greatly exaggerated’

Rumors that the GOP is dead ‘have been greatly exaggerated’

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders Reports of the demise of the Republican Party are premature. It makes good copy for Fox News and the few other slightly serious current spectacle reports. But the Talking Heads who spout this prediction have forgotten if they ever knew much about the history of American political parties. […]

Iran: Obama administration told us keep missile tests secret

Iran: Obama administration told us keep missile tests secret

Special to WorldTribune.com Drudge-Select — May 16, 2016 c/o DrudgeReport.com Businessman to recreate 9/11 … Fly jet into building … Settle theories ‘once and for all’… Texas to build gold depository… Iran: Obama administration told us keep missile tests secret… Congressman: Obama withholding ‘shocking’ details on sailor detention… Cuban immigrant surge to triple… Please follow […]

As it is written: The Jihadists in their own words — Part II, Advancing terror to ‘savagery’

As it is written: The Jihadists in their own words — Part II, Advancing terror to ‘savagery’

Special to WorldTribune.com By Yossef Bodansky, Senior Editor, Global Information System / Defense & Foreign Affairs [See: Part I, The subversion of Europe, May 13, 2016] In 2004, Sheikh Abu Bakr Naji published his main book titled “Management of Savagery: The Most Critical Stage Through Which the Islamic Nation Will Pass” which would define the […]

Drudge: Obama administration terms criminals ‘justice-involved individuals’

Drudge: Obama administration terms criminals ‘justice-involved individuals’

Special to WorldTribune.com Drudge-Select — May 15, 2016 c/o DrudgeReport.com Maoists still a force 50 years after the Cultural Revolution… Brazil rebuffs Latin American leftists over Rousseff exit… Clarence Thomas: ‘World gone mad with political correctness’… Obama Administration brands criminals ‘justice-involved individuals’… Venezuela on the brink… Scenes from Apocalypse… More Cuban refugees pour into TX… […]

View from Taipei: U.S. ‘pivot to Asia’ strategy will require muscle, not just diplomacy

View from Taipei: U.S. ‘pivot to Asia’ strategy will require muscle, not just diplomacy

Special to WorldTribune.com By Parris H. Chang Foreign policy is an integrated structure of assumptions, objectives and means. Critics of American foreign policy contend that the decisive factor of the failure of U.S. policy toward China has been the imbalance between political ends and military means. Professor Tang Tsou’s classical study “America’s Failure in China […]