Barack Obama, Hugo Chavez, the Cuban DGI and U.S. national security

Barack Obama, Hugo Chavez, the Cuban DGI and U.S. national security

Special to WorldTribune.com By Cliff Kincaid President Obama’s mind-boggling statement about Marxist Hugo Chavez of Venezuela not having “a serious national security impact” on the United States is getting little national media attention. But like the private conversation with outgoing Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in March, the comments about Chavez, who operates Venezuela as a […]

Hot air about the Falkland Islands reaches the UN

Hot air about the Falkland Islands reaches the UN

John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The Falkland Island Road Show has come to the United Nations, with all the political trappings of drama, hyper-nationalism, and self-righteous moralizing. The focus remains on the future of this windswept British territory in the South Atlantic claimed by, and also once invaded by, neighboring Argentina. Now thirty years […]

Falklands redux: Where there’s oil, Hugo Chavez and Sean Penn, will there be fire?

Falklands redux: Where there’s oil, Hugo Chavez and Sean Penn, will there be fire?

John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Rhetorical gales from Argentina are again battering the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic. And while the presumably noble sentiments of Argentine sovereignty blows over the windswept islands, just under the adjacent waters may sit massive petroleum deposits which would change the geopolitical calculations both for Britain and Argentina. […]

Tiny, anti-communist Honduras braces for worst vs Obama-Chavez-UN monolith

Special to WorldTribune, July 23, 2009 By Cliff Kincaid, Accuracy in Media The United Nations on July 23, begins a debate over a new U.N. military doctrine called the “Responsibility to Protect,” which would authorize the world organization to be used as cover to intervene in the sovereign affairs of a nation state, supposedly to […]

Hondurans angered by international media silence on Obama-Chavez alliance

Special to WorldTribune, July 6, 2009 By Cliff Kincaid, Accuracy in Media I continue to receive messages from Honduran citizens upset at the international media for their distorted coverage of the situation in the Central American country. The people support the ouster of Manuel “Mel” Zelaya, who is considered a puppet of Venezuelan Communist ruler […]

What the old media is not reporting on Honduras

Special to WorldTribune, July 1, 2009 By Cliff Kincaid, Accuracy in Media On Tuesday the leftist governments of Barack Obama and Hugo Chavez sponsored a United Nations resolution that condemned the people of Honduras for resisting the spread of communism by evicting a would-be dictator, former President Manuel “Mel” Zelaya. Many people in Honduras view […]

The overlooked geopolitics in U.S. news coverage about Honduras

Special to WorldTribune, June 30, 2009 By Cliff Kincaid, Accuracy in Media The so-called “military coup” in Honduras was a successful effort by Honduran patriots to preserve their constitutional system of government from an international alliance of communists and socialists backed by Iran. Not surprisingly, America’s Marxist President has come down on the anti-American side. […]

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