Memo to George Soros: ‘America will never be a socialist country’

Memo to George Soros: ‘America will never be a socialist country’

Special to WorldTribune, February 6, 2019 Following is the full text of the 2019 State of the Union Address February 5, 2019 9:07 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT:  Madam Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States — (applause) — and my fellow Americans: We meet tonight at a moment […]

China, Russia trade blame after Israeli strike destroys air defenses in Syria

China, Russia trade blame after Israeli strike destroys air defenses in Syria

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct A successful Israeli air strike against Iran’s military facilities inside Syria has resulted in China and Russia blaming each other for the humiliatingly embarrassing air defense failure. On Jan. 20, the Israeli air force flew a sortie of F-35 fighter jets into Syria and destroyed an Iranian military training camp, […]

Opinion: Consolidation of wealth threatens civilization: Richest 26 people control $1.4 trillion

Opinion: Consolidation of wealth threatens civilization: Richest 26 people control $1.4 trillion

Special to WorldTribune.com By Norman Bailey The downfall of all the great civilizations has often been credited to external forces, such as the barbarian tribes that overran the western half of the Roman Empire in the fifth century CE. In fact, such external forces are always facilitated and preceded by internal social, political and economic […]

Argentina’s potential still thwarted by legacy of Peron and Evita

Argentina’s potential still thwarted by legacy of Peron and Evita

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler BUENOS AIRES — Nobody strolling the streets or riding along the massive tree-lined avenues of this amazing city can fail to be impressed by the size, vitality, and the pulse of the Argentine capital. Moreover so much of Argentina conjures the word — potential: its size, resources, and […]

Top Pakistani court upholds Christian woman’s blasphemy acquittal

Top Pakistani court upholds Christian woman’s blasphemy acquittal

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Pakistan’s Supreme Court has rejected a challenge to its decision to acquit a Christian woman at the center of a years-long dispute over blasphemy charges that included violent protests by Islamists. “Based on merit, this review petition is dismissed,” Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa told a […]

Shame on the party that loves power and hates America

Shame on the party that loves power and hates America

Special to WorldTribune.com, January 30, 2019 By John McNabb President Trump had just reopened the Federal Government when Chuck Schumer, taking a victory lap, let loose with a memorable comment. For the Democrat obstructionists, he intoned,  “unity is our power.” He was also quoted as saying that “no one should ever underestimate Pelosi.” I believe […]

Report: U.S., Taliban agree in principle to peace ‘framework’

Report: U.S., Taliban agree in principle to peace ‘framework’

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty U.S. and Taliban officials have agreed in principle to the “framework” of a peace deal, The New York Times quotes U.S. special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad as saying after five days of talks between the militant group and the United States in Qatar. Both sides have said […]

Brazil, Argentina and U.S. put the heat on Venezuela’s ‘dictator’

Brazil, Argentina and U.S. put the heat on Venezuela’s ‘dictator’

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler BUENOS AIRES — Two of Latin America’s political heavyweights have put the squeeze on Venezuela’s increasingly authoritarian regime. In a meeting between Argentine President Mauricio Macri and his new Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsanaro, the leaders of the region’s two largest economies have stepped up pressures on Venezuela for […]

No ‘peace treaty’ please: ‘Love’, nukes and missile fatigue on the Korean peninsula

No ‘peace treaty’ please: ‘Love’, nukes and missile fatigue on the Korean peninsula

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk The revelation of another “undeclared” North Korean missile base should send shock waves through all those concerned about the safety and security of the region, notably South Korea. Actually, however, it’s hard to find ordinary people too worried about the latest report by esteemed experts at the Center for […]

Making up the news: Retired TV cameraman tells how it’s done in the former USSR

Making up the news: Retired TV cameraman tells how it’s done in the former USSR

Special to WorldTribune.com By Dmitry Volchek, Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Strict control of broadcast television has been a key element of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s nearly two decades in power. The vast majority of Russians continue to get most of their information from TV, giving the Kremlin a powerful tool for shaping public […]