China violates U.S. sanctions every day by purchasing Iranian oil

China violates U.S. sanctions every day by purchasing Iranian oil

by WorldTribune Staff, March 2, 2022 As the international price for crude benchmark Brent soars, China is purchasing oil at discount prices from Iran on a daily basis — and violating U.S. sanctions in the process. And the communist regime in Beijing is doing so without fear of reprisals from Team Biden, observers say. China’s […]

Flashback: Hunter Biden’s investment firm led financing for key partners of Wuhan lab

Flashback: Hunter Biden’s investment firm led financing for key partners of Wuhan lab

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, March 1, 2022 Hunter Biden’s shady business dealings are becoming harder for the major media to suppress amid revelations coming out of an ongoing grand jury investigation and his business partner’s prison sentence in a scheme to defraud a Native American tribe of some $60 million in bonds. Which brings us […]

Different chemistry: How Trump communicated with Xi, Putin and NATO leaders

Different chemistry: How Trump communicated with Xi, Putin and NATO leaders

by WorldTribune Staff, February 25, 2022 During a Feb. 23 interview with Fox News host Laura Ingraham, former President Donald Trump said that Russian strongman Vladimir Putin didn’t invade Ukraine during his administration for “a very good reason, and I’ll explain that to you someday.” The reason may have been revealed in an interview Trump […]

Message from Putin and Xi: The America-centric world order is no more

Message from Putin and Xi: The America-centric world order is no more

by WorldTribune Staff, February 25, 2022 Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Chinese supreme leader Xi Jinping have made it clear: “The old world order dominated by the United States, its values and interests is over,” an analyst wrote. Aided by the disastrous U.S. surrender in Afghanistan, Russia and China last year completed the convergence of their […]

Eyes on Taiwan: As war starts, Northeast Asia on alert, oil prices jump 8 percent

Eyes on Taiwan: As war starts, Northeast Asia on alert, oil prices jump 8 percent

by WorldTribune Staff, February 24, 2022 Communist China could invade Taiwan after seeing Russian forces move into Ukraine, former President Donald Trump warned. Chinese supreme leader Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin are an example of “twin sisters,” Trump said during an interview on The Clay Travis and Buck Sexton Show on Feb. 22. […]

Flashback: New Cold War: China and Russia formalize anti-U.S. alliance

Flashback: New Cold War: China and Russia formalize anti-U.S. alliance

FPI / February 8, 2022 Geostrategy-Direct By Richard Fisher A pre-Olympics summit on Feb. 4 between Chinese Communist Party (CCP) supremo Xi Jinping and Russian dictator Vladimir Putin, which produced an unprecedented 5400-word joint statement, has consolidated their alliance against the United States and pushed the world further down the road toward a new Cold […]

Post-Reagan U.S. policy toward Russia seen benefiting China

Post-Reagan U.S. policy toward Russia seen benefiting China

FPI / February 23, 2022 Geostrategy-Direct Analysis by Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs Why did the U.S. Joe Biden Administration choose this time to cause Russian President Vladimir Putin to trigger recognition of the sovereignty of two small regions in the south-east of Ukraine? That President Putin acted at this time, and […]

GOP establishment taps communist China-loving Iowa governor to give State of the Union rebuttal

GOP establishment taps communist China-loving Iowa governor to give State of the Union rebuttal

Special to WorldTribune, February 23, 2022 Analysis by Joe Schaeffer, 247 Real News News item: Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds will be giving the official Republican response to installed President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address. At a time when Americans are desperately looking outside of Washington, D.C. for political leadership that will put the […]

Sol W. Sanders, 96: Veteran correspondent specialized in Asia

Sol W. Sanders, 96: Veteran correspondent specialized in Asia

by WorldTribune Staff, February 19, 2022 A veteran foreign correspondent who specialized in Asian geopolitics passed away on Feb. 17, 2022. Sol W. Sanders, born in 1926, was a columnist for WorldTribune.com, before retiring in 2019. His last columns dealt with the surge of U.S. energy independence under President Donald Trump, the growing threat of […]

‘Belt and Road’ advances: Beijing fills void in Argentina created by American ambivalence

‘Belt and Road’ advances: Beijing fills void in Argentina created by American ambivalence

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler For nearly a decade now, China’s “Belt and Road” commercial infrastructure initiative (BRI) has been expanding globally. Usually, and most notably, countries which sign up are poor or unduly dependent on Beijing’s largesse and bulging coffers.  Places like Burma, Cambodia, Sri Lanka and Pakistan have willingly joined the […]