Global economic growth faces pandemic and inflationary undertows

Global economic growth faces pandemic and inflationary undertows

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler The global economy is hardly out of the woods yet. The resurgent Corona virus pandemic, coupled with labor shortages and an inflationary surge not seen in a generation, have served as an undertow to wider and sustainable economic growth. “The world is now two years into the COVID-19 […]

China complaint on Starlink near miss seen as rationale to arm its space station

China complaint on Starlink near miss seen as rationale to arm its space station

FPI / January 5, 2022 Geostrategy-Direct By Richard Fisher On Dec. 3, 2021, China complained to the United Nations that on July 1 and Oct. 21, 2021, satellites of the United States SpaceX Corporation’s Starlink Internet-satellite constellation came close to China’s Tiangong space station, forcing at least one avoidance maneuver. China’s complaint, however, may end […]

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 […]

Think Covid lockdowns in the West are totalitarian? CCP’s Xi goes ‘full Mao’

Think Covid lockdowns in the West are totalitarian? CCP’s Xi goes ‘full Mao’

by WorldTribune Staff, December 30, 2021 The Internet abounds with video footage from throughout Europe and Australia of Covid lockdown protests billed by conservative analysts as the onset of the “Reset” and global totalitarianism. But what has been going on in the vast nation ruled by the Chinese Communist Party where the virus apparently originated? […]

Amazon bans critical reviews of Chicomm book: Thou shalt not speak ill of Chairman Xi

Amazon bans critical reviews of Chicomm book: Thou shalt not speak ill of Chairman Xi

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, December 27, 2021 Amazon has submitted to a Chinese Communist Party (CCP) demand that negative customer ratings on a book containing a collection of supreme leader Xi Jinping’s speeches and writings not be permitted, a report said. It is all part of Amazon’s strategy of catering to the communist rulers in […]

Biden Covid policy punishes America, but not China; 24 states fight back

Biden Covid policy punishes America, but not China; 24 states fight back

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, December 23, 2021 As Team Biden concocts new Covid means to punish Americans, it is also absolving China of all responsibility for the virus. Even though actual scientists have reported the Omicron variant is mild, the administration is primed to start requiring proof of vaccination for domestic travel “if the health […]

2022 defense bill bans Pentagon funding of work in China by EcoHealth Alliance

2022 defense bill bans Pentagon funding of work in China by EcoHealth Alliance

FPI / December 22, 2021 Geostrategy-Direct The Pentagon has been banned from funding any work in China by New York-based, taxpayer-supported EcoHealth Alliance, an NGO that worked closely with the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) on coronavirus research. EcoHealth Alliance President Peter Daszak collaborated with WIV virologist Shi Zhengli, dubbed the “Bat Woman of Wuhan” […]

Sucking up to the Red Capitalists: NFL map shows Taiwan as part of China

Sucking up to the Red Capitalists: NFL map shows Taiwan as part of China

by WorldTribune Staff, December 16, 2021 The NFL sees a sea of green in Red China. For a boatload of communist cash, the NFL is more than willing to sell Taiwan down the river. The NFL endorsed the Chinese Communist Party’s claims to sovereignty over Taiwan this week by displaying a map announcing the pro […]

Modern Cuban missile crisis? Analysts warn China could ship containerized nuclear missiles to South America

Modern Cuban missile crisis? Analysts warn China could ship containerized nuclear missiles to South America

by WorldTribune Staff, December 15, 2021 China has been secretly developing Trojan horse-style nuclear missiles which could be hidden in shipping containers and sent to ports in South America for a surprise attack on United States, analysts warned. The communist regime designed the missile containers to appear as regular shipping containers which can blend in […]

Report: CCP Facebook influence op used state employees, 524 fake accounts

Report: CCP Facebook influence op used state employees, 524 fake accounts

FPI / December 9, 2021 Geostrategy-Direct The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) launched an influence operation on Facebook which aimed to convince the world that the Covid-19 pandemic did not begin in Wuhan, China. CCP operatives used a network of fake Facebook accounts to carry out the operation, according to a November report by Meta, Facebook’s […]