‘Ripple effect from U.S. surrender in Afghanistan; Beijing’s bullying of free Taiwan shakes East Asia

‘Ripple effect from U.S. surrender in Afghanistan; Beijing’s bullying of free Taiwan shakes East Asia

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler Beijing’s communists are good at bullying; look at political crackdowns in prosperous Hong Kong, the suppression of ethnic minorities in Xinjiang, and of course China’s ongoing military harassment of Taiwan, a democratically ruled island which the communists claim as part of the People’s Republic of China. Over the […]

Berlin Blues; Whither Germany as Angela Merkel finally exits?

Berlin Blues; Whither Germany as Angela Merkel finally exits?

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler Angela Merkel is leaving the political stage. After sixteen years as Germany’s Chancellor presiding over amazing growth and stability, her Christian Democratic coalition CDU/CSU hardly gained from her political coattails in the recent national elections. Rather her Christian Democrats suffered their biggest electoral drubbing since 1949. Part of […]

What every parent must know about Pfizer

What every parent must know about Pfizer

Special to WorldTribune.com By Michelle Malkin The CEO of Pfizer (market cap: $240.5 billion) is Albert Bourla (2020 compensation package: $21 million). Bourla and his colleagues want your kids to start getting jabbed with his company’s COVID-19 vaccine by Thanksgiving. Triumphant after the Biden administration last week approved Pfizer’s COVID-19 booster shots (estimated global sales: […]

Why a peace treaty poses a mortal threat to South Korea

Why a peace treaty poses a mortal threat to South Korea

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk Time is running out for President Moon Jae-In. He has barely more than half a year to leave a legacy in Korean and world history as the leader responsible for bringing permanent peace at last to Korea, North and South. He would like nothing better than to step down […]

Bostonians hit the streets against vaccine mandate as columnist declares: ‘I will not comply’

Bostonians hit the streets against vaccine mandate as columnist declares: ‘I will not comply’

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner Editor’s Note: Known to WorldTribune readers as a mild-mannered columnist with a solid grasp of facts and historical context, Jeff Kuhner is a rock star in Boston where he headlined a ‘Stop the Forced Jab’ street rally Sunday that unleashed the kind of pent-up frustration that 250 years ago […]

It’s a Taliban world: UN General Assembly convenes amid refugee, COVID crises

It’s a Taliban world: UN General Assembly convenes amid refugee, COVID crises

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler Presidents, Prime Ministers, Potentates and Kings will converge in New York for the 76th session of the UN General assembly.  The annual meeting and debate among the UN’s 193 member states is nonetheless still shadowed by the clouds of the COVID pandemic as well as the deteriorating global […]

Reimagine: A more robust UN system that includes Taiwan to cope with the pandemic

Reimagine: A more robust UN system that includes Taiwan to cope with the pandemic

Special to WorldTribune, September 16, 2021 Jaushieh Joseph Wu After more than 200 million infections and over 4 million deaths and counting, the COVID-19 pandemic has raged across the globe. This has created a profoundly devastating socio-economic impact on our interconnected world, with virtually no countries spared. The pandemic has disrupted global trade, exacerbated poverty, impeded […]

‘What if’ questions: Nov. 22, 1963, Sept. 11, 2001 and right now

‘What if’ questions: Nov. 22, 1963, Sept. 11, 2001 and right now

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk Millions remember exactly what they were doing when first hearing about awful events. The day John F. Kennedy was shot, November 22, 1963, I’d been sleeping after an overnight shift for a newspaper in New York. For some reason, I had to call about paying a parking ticket. The […]

20 years later: The ‘Legion of the Silent’ are gone; Team Biden surrenders to terrorists

20 years later: The ‘Legion of the Silent’ are gone; Team Biden surrenders to terrorists

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler We all remember where we were on September 11, 2001.  We all remember with sheer disbelief watching the unfolding horror and the realization that “it could happen here.” We all remember and vowed to never forget the Al Qaida terrorist attacks on America, and as importantly, ensure that […]

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