Tears for Lebanon: Trump-Macron call for ‘independent inquiry’

Tears for Lebanon: Trump-Macron call for ‘independent inquiry’

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler The massive double blast which rocked Beirut harbor brought near cataclysmic damage to the Lebanese capital.  Yet as the dust settled on this tragedy, with 200 dead and 5,000 injured, the political and economic reverberations of the explosion have shaken Lebanon to the core and threatened to turn […]

On tap at the Senate hearings: James Comey gets to defend ‘his virtuous self’

On tap at the Senate hearings: James Comey gets to defend ‘his virtuous self’

Special to WorldTribune.com By Bill Juneau He is a towering six-feet, eight inches tall, and he walks with the swagger of an untouchable. He has written a book about his virtuous self and has acquired a net worth of about $14 million. He used to be the Director of the FBI, the most respected police […]

Back in the USA: All the violence amid ‘peaceful protests’ makes a strong election-year case for ‘law and order’

Back in the USA: All the violence amid ‘peaceful protests’ makes a strong election-year case for ‘law and order’

Special to WorldTribune.com [Editor’s Note: Far East Correspondent Donald Kirk is back in the United States on leave.] By Donald Kirk WASHINGTON — The outbreak of protests in cities and even small communities across the U.S. reveals not only the extremes but also the confusion in American life. While the liberal media focuses on the […]

Beijing hackers target Vatican, ramp up attack on all faiths

Beijing hackers target Vatican, ramp up attack on all faiths

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler The story comes right out of a Dan Brown mystery thriller in which Vatican secrets are targeted by State sponsored computer hackers.  Yet according to cyber security sources, the intrusion into sensitive Vatican diplomatic traffic is not fiction, but a cold hard fact of modern espionage. The Recorded […]

Debates are ‘game over’ for Biden

Debates are ‘game over’ for Biden

Special to WorldTribune.com By Bill Juneau There is a clamor in the air about debates between President Donald Trump and Joe Biden. Republicans backing the President  welcome them with open arms,  and Democrats, along with a media that no longer even pretends to be unbiased, have suddenly decided that maybe debates aren’t all that important after […]

Turkey’s Erdogan sparks controversy with Hagia Sophia conversion

Turkey’s Erdogan sparks controversy with Hagia Sophia conversion

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler Its very name Hagia Sophia evokes the ancient mysteries of Byzantium. Its setting along the Golden Horn on the majestic Bosphorus joining Europe and Asia in itself serves as a beacon for uniting world religions. Yet this magnificent church which has weathered the march of time and the shift of […]

Justice for a Covington teen in a MAGA cap

Justice for a Covington teen in a MAGA cap

Special to WorldTribune.com By Bill Juneau If there is one story you will seldom hear about, it is one the media doesn’t like because it goes against their own supposedly non-existent biases. But then, there are times when these stories sneak out. In these intense political times, those stories which too often get consigned to […]

‘Registered Democrat’ Chris Wallace failed to score in Trump interview

‘Registered Democrat’ Chris Wallace failed to score in Trump interview

Special to WorldTribune.com By Bill Juneau As was hyped and promoted, the Chris Wallace one-on-one interview with President Trump  was aired Sunday, July 19. Nothing new there, but Wallace endeavored to produce the coveted “gotcha” which would embarrass the president and draw kudos from liberals and his colleagues in the media. With his prepared questions, […]

AG Barr’s searing indictment of China’s communists did not spare Hollywood, Silicon Valley

AG Barr’s searing indictment of China’s communists did not spare Hollywood, Silicon Valley

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler In a sweeping, scathing and searingly poignant speech, U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr swept back the curtain on China’s communist regime in a tour de force rarely seen. His focus centered not only on China’s rulers menacing their own people and those of East Asia, but also specifically […]

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