‘Worse than prostitutes’: Putin says Obama, authors of ‘fake’ dossier are out to undermine Trump

‘Worse than prostitutes’: Putin says Obama, authors of ‘fake’ dossier are out to undermine Trump

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused the outgoing U.S. administration of trying to “undermine the legitimacy” of President-elect Donald Trump by spreading what Putin said were false allegations. Last week, news reports said a classified intelligence dossier given to President Barack Obama and Trump contained salacious […]

Mass insanity: Western cultural totalitarianism puts Stalinism to shame

Mass insanity: Western cultural totalitarianism puts Stalinism to shame

Special to WorldTribune.com By Alexander Maistrovoy Want to see Anti-Utopia? Look at the mindset of the Western establishment. After Trump’s win, much of enlightened America was plunged into mourning. Students were crying, teachers canceled lectures to calm them down, “hotline” started working to help desperate people. In the USSR such mass hysteria happened only after […]

New UN Chief calls for new priority: Conflict prevention

New UN Chief calls for new priority: Conflict prevention

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS— Calling for a major reappraisal of how the international community responds to a widening series of conflicts, and challenging policymakers to take a courageous look at a new template to maintain global peace and security, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, made a bold and far reaching […]

Brave new cyber-spy world: From Moscow with love-hate

Brave new cyber-spy world: From Moscow with love-hate

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk WASHINGTON – Once upon a time, in an era that’s faded into the near-forgotten history of The Cold War, Moscow was the enemy, and those who believed otherwise were labeled “comsymps” for Communist sympathizers. The phenomenon of “the Red scare,” meaning the fears inflicted by the specter of “commies” […]

Tillerson backs ‘full review’ of Iran nuclear deal

Tillerson backs ‘full review’ of Iran nuclear deal

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state says he supports a “full review” of the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, which the incoming president has previously pledged to renegotiate or scrap altogether. Former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson said during a January 11 […]

Global powers reportedly approve Russian shipment of uranium to Iran

Global powers reportedly approve Russian shipment of uranium to Iran

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty U.S. media are reporting that the White House and other global powers have approved a large shipment of natural uranium from Russia to Iran in an exchange authorized by the Iran nuclear deal. Diplomats told the Associated Press and Fox News that the transfer recently agreed […]

Greatest Hits, No. 1: What jury duty with Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson was like

Greatest Hits, No. 1: What jury duty with Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson was like

by WorldTribune Staff, December 14, 2016 The following is a Dec. 13 post by Emily Roden on the five days she spent serving jury duty in Denton, Texas with Donald Trump’s Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson. (Emily Roden is the wife of Denton City Councilman Kevin Roden.) “Nine years ago, I showed up to […]

Greatest Hits, No. 2: The rest of the story: Why Trump is right about Judge Gonzalo Curiel

Greatest Hits, No. 2: The rest of the story: Why Trump is right about Judge Gonzalo Curiel

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner The establishment is now looking to finish off Donald Trump. The presumptive Republican nominee is under intense criticism for his comments about the federal judge presiding over the Trump University class-action lawsuit. Our political and media elites are trying to turn this into Trump’s version of Mitt Romney’s infamous […]

Greatest Hits, No. 3: No ear mics allowed for debate moderators; But what about the candidates?

Greatest Hits, No. 3: No ear mics allowed for debate moderators; But what about the candidates?

by WorldTribune Staff, September 25, 2016 While presidential debate moderators are not allowed to wear earpieces during the proceedings, the Federal Election Commission (FEC) has not specifically ruled out the use of ear mics for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in the first debate on Sept. 26. A voter in Maryland wrote FEC Commissioner Matthew […]

Rogue states search Trump tweets for clues as Oval Office awaits new occupant

Rogue states search Trump tweets for clues as Oval Office awaits new occupant

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk WASHINGTON ― President-elect Donald Trump will be flexing America’s muscles against both China and North Korea from almost the moment he sits down in the Oval Office of the White House, at least to judge from his recent tweets. “China has been taking out massive amounts of money & […]