Greatest Hits, No. 9: NYPD chief, a ‘father with daughters’, could not abide ‘level of evil’

Greatest Hits, No. 9: NYPD chief, a ‘father with daughters’, could not abide ‘level of evil’

by WorldTribune Staff, November 6, 2016 A high-ranking New York Police Department (NYPD) official was disgusted by the “level of evil” uncovered in the Anthony Weiner investigation that led the Federal Bureau of Investigation to re-open its probe into Hillary Clinton’s emails, the founder of the Blackwater security firm said. And the NYPD has all […]

Greatest Hits No. 10: Losers’ perspective — Watergate’s Bernstein blames Matt Drudge

Greatest Hits No. 10: Losers’ perspective — Watergate’s Bernstein blames Matt Drudge

by WorldTribune Staff, November 9, 2016 Matt Drudge is the “kingmaker” of the 2016 election, according to Watergate relic Carl Bernstein whose reporting helped bring down President Richard Nixon for offenses that now seem quaint. The veteran journalist is no longer a kingmaker himself and singled out the Drudge Report, which regularly averaged more than […]

The new ‘Race to the moon’ does not include the U.S.

The new ‘Race to the moon’ does not include the U.S.

Special to WorldTribune.com By Dr Joan Vernikos, Space Correspondent, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs The People’s Republic of China’s (PRC’s) new White Paper on the next five years of its space strategy, released by the China National Space Administration on Dec. 27, 2016, raised new questions about the economic and natural-resource goals of space exploration, and […]

Greatest Hits, No. 11: What has happened to the West and its men?

Greatest Hits, No. 11: What has happened to the West and its men?

Cultural totalitarianism of the Postmodern era did the impossible — it changed the very nature of man Special to WorldTribune.com By Alexander Maistrovoy In my correspondence regarding the events in Cologne, an editor of a Russian newspaper asked me a natural, but discouraging question; “Where were the German men?”, he inquired of me, perplexed. Indeed, […]

Greatest Hits, No. 12: The dirty little secret about Trump can be summed up in one word: ‘Landslide’

Greatest Hits, No. 12: The dirty little secret about Trump can be summed up in one word: ‘Landslide’

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner Forget the establishment media, the rigged polls and the anti-Trump talking heads. The dirty secret of this election is that Donald Trump can win — and in a landslide. The reason is simple: America does not want a third Obama term. The only poll that truly matters is the […]

Trump’s world: How to distinguish between allies, friendly rogue states and bad actors?

Trump’s world: How to distinguish between allies, friendly rogue states and bad actors?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk WASHINGTON – The U.S. refusal to veto the UN Security Council resolution attacking Israeli settlements in Palestinian territory as “a flagrant violation” of international law has triggered cries of outrage worthy of full-scale hostilities. You might think, from the responses of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, that President Barack […]

Putin: Syria cease-fire deal has been signed with Russia and Turkey as ‘guarantors’

Putin: Syria cease-fire deal has been signed with Russia and Turkey as ‘guarantors’

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Russian President Vladimir Putin says the Syrian government and its opponents have signed an agreement on a nationwide cease-fire and a declaration expressing willingness to begin peace talks. Putin said on December 29 that a document outlining measures to implement the cease-fire was also signed. The […]

Oman, Iran’s closest Gulf ally, signals change by joining Saudi alliance

Oman, Iran’s closest Gulf ally, signals change by joining Saudi alliance

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Oman, Iran’s closest ally in the Persian Gulf region, has signaled that it may be changing course by joining a Saudi-led coalition of Muslim countries fighting terrorism. Arab news outlets said on December 28 that Oman’s defense minister sent a letter to Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown […]

Greatest Hits, No. 14: Obama to hand over control of the Internet — created by the U.S. military — on Oct. 1

Greatest Hits, No. 14: Obama to hand over control of the Internet — created by the U.S. military — on Oct. 1

by WorldTribune Staff, August 18, 2016 President Barack Obama is set to relinquish the last vestiges of U.S. control of the Internet. Barring “any significant impediment” the Department of Commerce will finalize the transition effective Oct. 1, Assistant Secretary of Commerce Lawrence Strickling said on Aug. 16. The U.S. Department of Defense awarded contracts as […]

Al Qaida is coming back, stronger than before

Al Qaida is coming back, stronger than before

Special to WorldTribune.com By Jonathan Alexander, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs The “Great Intra-Muslim War” — which began with the split within the jihadist movement after the death of Osama bin Laden — seems set to resume its intensity. It had become lost in the major wars in Syria and Iraq, and in the civil war […]