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 […]

‘Deeply troubling’: Schweizer book ‘Red Handed’ details Gates’ ties to Xi, communist China

‘Deeply troubling’: Schweizer book ‘Red Handed’ details Gates’ ties to Xi, communist China

by WorldTribune Staff, February 14, 2022 In his new book “Red-Handed: How American Elites Get Rich Helping China Win“, author Peter Schweizer details how Microsoft founder Bill Gates has invested heavily in industries essential to the Chinese military and how he has whitewashed Chinese censorship of the Internet. Gates “has a deeply troubling relationship with […]

Cost-effective SpaceX Starship on track, says Musk; China scrambles to keep pace

Cost-effective SpaceX Starship on track, says Musk; China scrambles to keep pace

by WorldTribune Staff, February 13, 2022 SpaceX’s massive Starship rocket will soon be capable of traveling much greater distances at a significantly lower cost, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said. Musk’s ambitious plans for the reusable Starship rocket included a potential mission to Mars. The rocket may also be used to send astronauts to the Moon […]

Should we expect a Sochi replay, this time by China, after Winter Olympics?

Should we expect a Sochi replay, this time by China, after Winter Olympics?

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler The ongoing Beijing Winter Olympics have averted our attention from a possible geopolitical clash of titans. As the Games progress under a mantle of Covid restrictions, controversy over China’s domestic political repression, and yes, the adrenaline thrill of a global sporting event, military forces are gathering in both […]

By coming to Tonga’s rescue, China reminds ‘woke’ New Zealand how vulnerable it is

By coming to Tonga’s rescue, China reminds ‘woke’ New Zealand how vulnerable it is

by WorldTribune Staff, February 10, 2022 On Jan. 15, a massive underwater volcanic explosion devastated the South Pacific island nation of Tonga. China is using a humanitarian supply mission to the island as a preview of the invasion capabilities of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), an analyst said. Australia and New Zealand were the first […]

Xi’s 95-port network aims for global dominance but also CCP survival

Xi’s 95-port network aims for global dominance but also CCP survival

FPI / February 9, 2022 Geostrategy-Direct The “Belt and Road Initiative” is building toward the Xi Jinping regime’s goal of global dominance by expanding a worldwide network of ports and military bases. While touting a strategy of fulfilling the inevitable destiny of the nation it rules, the massive expansion effort is also seen as a […]

Late doctor honored 2 years after CCP punished him for warning world of Covid outbreak

Late doctor honored 2 years after CCP punished him for warning world of Covid outbreak

by WorldTribune Staff, February 8, 2022 The Chinese doctor who in late 2019 was among the first to warn of the Covid-19 outbreak, and was punished by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) for doing so, is being remembered as a “hero” two years later. On Dec. 30, 2019, Dr. Li Wenliang, an ophthalmology doctor at […]

California-born skier will wear the uniform of Communist China that was made by slave labor

California-born skier will wear the uniform of Communist China that was made by slave labor

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, February 3, 2022 Eileen Gu has enjoyed all the benefits of growing up in a free society. The California-born athlete participates in a sport that is mostly reserved for the rich. She has signed a contract with Victoria’s Secret. She will attend Stanford University. And she has chosen to compete for […]

P&G’s Pritchard is back: Joins Airbnb, Coca-Cola, Intel, Visa as sponsors of ‘Bloody Beijing Winter Olympics’

P&G’s Pritchard is back: Joins Airbnb, Coca-Cola, Intel, Visa as sponsors of ‘Bloody Beijing Winter Olympics’

Special to WorldTribune, February 3, 2022 Analysis by Joe Schaeffer, 247 Real News You may remember the insufferable Marc Pritchard from a couple of years ago. Back in 2019, the Procter & Gamble chief brand officer was the driving force behind an especially obnoxious Gillette razor campaign against “toxic masculinity.” It’s all the more galling, […]

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