‘Animal Farm’? George Orwell never imagined this

‘Animal Farm’? George Orwell never imagined this

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk SEOUL — The Demilitarized Zone that’s divided North from South Korea since the Korean War evokes images of the Berlin Wall that divided East from West Berlin from 1961 to 1991 but shows no signs of going down after the second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean […]

Sharia law’s big week: Rep. Omar prevails, Judge Jeanine reprimanded . . . by Fox News

Sharia law’s big week: Rep. Omar prevails, Judge Jeanine reprimanded . . . by Fox News

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner Judge Jeanine Pirro is the victim of creeping Sharia law. The FOX News host has been publicly vilified for comments made on her weekend show. The judge’s great crime? She criticized Ilhan Omar, the rabid anti-Semite and Muslim Somali Democrat congresswoman from Minnesota. “She’s not getting this anti-Israel sentiment […]

Venezuela’s tears as rogue powers block relief at UN

Venezuela’s tears as rogue powers block relief at UN

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The devastating double veto cast by both Russia and China to derail a U.S Security Council draft resolution providing humanitarian aid for impoverished Venezuelans reflected the latest round in a widening standoff between the socialist Caracas regime and the democratic opposition. And while the international […]

After sit-down with Kim, as Cohen testified and ‘experts’ circled like vultures, Trump walked

After sit-down with Kim, as Cohen testified and ‘experts’ circled like vultures, Trump walked

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk HANOI — No matter what he does or says, Donald Trump is playing a losing game with his critics on North Korea and probably on just about everything else. If he had joined Kim Jong-Un last week in signing a piece of paper agreeing to give up sanctions while […]

High stakes Korean summitry, Act II, in formerly divided Vietnam

High stakes Korean summitry, Act II, in formerly divided Vietnam

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — “Sometimes you have to walk,” was President Donald Trump’s stunning conclusion to the U.S./North Korea Summit in Hanoi, where political great expectations seemed to get ahead of the hard reality that Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons program created an impasse to an expected diplomatic agreement between the […]

A closer look at AOC’s ideas: They are communist and insane, but I repeat myself

A closer look at AOC’s ideas: They are communist and insane, but I repeat myself

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is leading the Democratic Party off a cliff. AOC, as she’s commonly known, is a radical socialist whose ideas are pushing the Democrats to the hard left — and to possible defeat and political oblivion. Her Green New Deal has nearly 50 Democrat co-sponsors in the […]

Trump walks away from fake promises, false summit expectations

Trump walks away from fake promises, false summit expectations

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk HANOI – Call the outcome of the second Trump-Kim summit disappointing or frustrating, but it was anything but a “failure.” The real failure would have been President Donald Trump’s signature authorizing concessions in return for promises made only to be broken. The North’s nuclear program is buried so deeply […]

Communist Vietnam versus communist North Korea: No comparison

Communist Vietnam versus communist North Korea: No comparison

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk HANOI ― The slogan, “Hanoi, City for Peace,” would have seemed unimaginable when I was a correspondent in Saigon at the height of the Vietnam War nearly half a century ago. This capital of what we then called “North” Vietnam was the heart of a desperate surge southward that […]

A new crisis erupts in Kashmir between nuclear powers India and China-backed Pakistan

A new crisis erupts in Kashmir between nuclear powers India and China-backed Pakistan

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — A deadly terrorist bombing in the disputed Indian province of Kashmir has reignited tensions between both India and Pakistan. In the broader sense, the suicide bomb attack by the Islamic militant Jaish-e-Mohammed which killed 44 Indian para-military police, has brought the nuclear-armed neighbors to a […]

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