‘Darkness has fallen’: One year after Taliban takeover, humanitarian crisis widens

‘Darkness has fallen’: One year after Taliban takeover, humanitarian crisis widens

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler One year after the appalling collapse of Afghanistan into the hands of the Taliban insurgents, the humanitarian crisis in that beleaguered South Asian country has gone from bad to worse.  The Biden Administration’s shameful and botched pullout of American military forces signaled the last tawdry act of the […]

Watchdog: Team Biden still sending billions to Afghanistan

Watchdog: Team Biden still sending billions to Afghanistan

by WorldTribune Staff, July 24, 2022 A government watchdog group said the Biden administration continues to send billions in U.S. taxpayer dollars to Afghanistan and is also preventing an audit of their actions. There are no assurances the funds are not going to the Taliban terrorists who took charge of Afghanistan when Team Biden surrendered […]

‘Breadbasket’ no more: Ukrainians and populations of Lebanon, Somalia, Mali hit by food shortages

‘Breadbasket’ no more: Ukrainians and populations of Lebanon, Somalia, Mali hit by food shortages

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler “If we do not feed people, we feed conflict,” warned UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres addressing an urgent Summit on Food security in the wake of the ongoing Ukraine war. “Global hunger levels are at a new high.  In just two years, the number of severely food insecure […]

Biden scorecard: Taliban won’t allow girls in school above grade 6

Biden scorecard: Taliban won’t allow girls in school above grade 6

by WorldTribune Staff, May 10, 2022 Eight months after Joe Biden ceded control of Afghanistan to the Taliban, the terror organization now running the country has ordered women to cover themselves head-to-toe while in public. “Those women who are not too old or young must cover their face, except the eyes, as per sharia directives, […]

Did U.S. gift Taliban with $84 billion in military equipment? Team Biden scrubbed online info

Did U.S. gift Taliban with $84 billion in military equipment? Team Biden scrubbed online info

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, April 14, 2022 The new Matt Drudge, “Citizen Kane“ at Citizen Free Press, on Wednesday picked up a Twitter post detailing the Government Accountability Office (GAO) final numbers on U.S. military equipment Team Biden essentially gave the Taliban as the U.S. surrendered in Afghanistan. The Taliban was gifted $84 billion in […]

GOP Rep. Issa: Terrorists may be among Afghans evacuated by Team Biden

GOP Rep. Issa: Terrorists may be among Afghans evacuated by Team Biden

by WorldTribune Staff, February 24, 2022 Terrorists who walked out of the Bagram Air Base prison after Team Biden abandoned it to the Taliban could be among the Afghans who were evacuated to the United States, according to California Republican Rep. Darrell Issa. Some of the men who “pushed through the gates and got onto […]

Jill Biden, Pope Francis ‘ate up bandwidth’ for Afghanistan evacuation’s ‘stressed resources’

Jill Biden, Pope Francis ‘ate up bandwidth’ for Afghanistan evacuation’s ‘stressed resources’

by WorldTribune Staff, February 11, 2022 Calls from Jill Biden and Pope Francis for special favors to get certain people out of the chaos enveloping Afghanistan made a bad situation worse, according to the commander of U.S. troops in charge of the evacuation of Kabul. Rear Adm. Peter Vasely “said the Pentagon was being pulled […]

A mid-winter game of geopolitical chess with Ukraine’s fate hanging in the balance

A mid-winter game of geopolitical chess with Ukraine’s fate hanging in the balance

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler Russian tanks and mechanized infantry are churning dangerously close to Ukraine’s borders. Politicians are in overdrive trying to find new adjectives and soundbites to describe the combustible situation.  Diplomats throughout Europe and the USA are trying to stop the clock on what’s presumed to be Russian President Vladimir […]

Looking ahead at 2022: U.S. surrender in Afghanistan still making geopolitical waves

Looking ahead at 2022: U.S. surrender in Afghanistan still making geopolitical waves

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler The political reverberations following America’s Afghanistan pullout debacle still shake the geopolitical landscape from Ukraine to the Taiwan Straits. But shall pending military calculations in Moscow and Beijing take advantage of a perceived power vacuum in the wake of the Afghan fiasco or will diplomacy deflect the sword […]

Taliban war booty exceeds military spending of Germany, Japan, South Korea, Australia

Taliban war booty exceeds military spending of Germany, Japan, South Korea, Australia

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler When the Taliban forces overran Afghanistan a few months ago, not only did they capture a country continuously in conflict since the initial Soviet invasion in 1979, but they equally seized huge stockpiles of American supplied weapons provided to the defeated Afghan military. The unexplained and reckless U.S. […]

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