Major U.S. Navy exercise in the Atlantic targets unmentioned Pacific power

Major U.S. Navy exercise in the Atlantic targets unmentioned Pacific power

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk NORFOLK, Virginia — The U.S. Navy is conducting new large-scale exercises from its naval base here in a show of force with broad implications for the Pacific as well as the Atlantic. While the U.S. plays down its military operations in northeast Asia, warships from Naval Station Norfolk, the […]

Dems thrilled by latest ‘battle-ax’ to smash Trump

Dems thrilled by latest ‘battle-ax’ to smash Trump

Special to WorldTribune.com By Grace Vuoto The Democrats have regained the majority in the House following the midterm elections and are now vowing to use their new power to strangle President Donald Trump’s agenda and destroy his presidency. Instead of charting a course to advance productive legislation, they are blinded by hatred. They are obsessed […]

South Korea soldier shot and killed in DMZ after dismantling of guard posts

South Korea soldier shot and killed in DMZ after dismantling of guard posts

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct A South Korean army soldier, with the surname Kim, was shot and killed by an unknown gunman at a forward deployed sentry post on Nov. 16. The bullet hit the enlisted ROK soldier in the head around 5 p.m. while he was on duty. He died on his way to […]

Yemen’s agony tops global crisis list

Yemen’s agony tops global crisis list

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS —The continuing crisis in Yemen, a country beset with tribal fault-lines, jolted by sectarian clashes, and magnified by a clash of cultures between Arab monarchies and the Islamic Republic of Iran, has shaken the Arabian peninsula to the core. Now after five years of warfare between […]

U.S.-China ties deteriorating as White House confronts aggressive global investment scheme

U.S.-China ties deteriorating as White House confronts aggressive global investment scheme

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders Although military flash points in the Japan Sea and the South China Seas as well as the Bab el Mandeb Strait [between the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea] appear to be calmer, relations between Washington and Beijing are deteriorating. This is due to a growing trade war […]

U.S. issued unprecedented demand to China on missiles in South China Sea

U.S. issued unprecedented demand to China on missiles in South China Sea

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct The Trump administration for the first time is demanding that China remove all anti-ship and anti-aircraft missiles that are deployed on disputed islands in the South China Sea. The demand was made public in a fact sheet distributed by the U.S. State Department earlier this month. The fact sheet outlined […]

U.S. sanctions Iranian-Russian network over oil shipments to Syria

U.S. sanctions Iranian-Russian network over oil shipments to Syria

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The U.S. Treasury Department has targeted six individuals and three entities that it says are part of an Iranian-Russian network providing millions of barrels of oil to the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and funding the militant groups Hamas and Hizballah. The Treasury’s Office of […]

Trump test: Historic invasion infuriates non-white Mexico and USA cannot afford it

Trump test: Historic invasion infuriates non-white Mexico and USA cannot afford it

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner President Trump is at a crossroads. He can either stop the caravan migrant invasion or see his presidency slowly crumble. Over 6,000 illegal immigrants are being sheltered at a sports complex in Tijuana, Mexico — just across from the San Diego sector. They are waiting for the rest of […]

Socialism on the rise amid widespread ignorance about communism’s human toll

Socialism on the rise amid widespread ignorance about communism’s human toll

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct The American education system needs to do a better job of teaching U.S. students about communism and socialism, a report by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation said. “The American public lacks a serious understanding and education regarding socialism and communism,” the foundation said in a statement reinforced by the […]

Taiwan’s ‘nightmare scenario’: Think tank weighs post-2020 contingencies

Taiwan’s ‘nightmare scenario’: Think tank weighs post-2020 contingencies

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct China is preparing for an invasion of Taiwan “from a 360 degree perspective” which includes a “Fifth Column” of pro-China supporters living on the self-ruled island who would back a Chinese invasion force in the post-2020 timeframe, analysts say. “It is thinkable if you think about the specific situation of […]