Why Syria’s chemical weapons agreement will succeed

Why Syria’s chemical weapons agreement will succeed

Special to WorldTribune.com By Rael Jean Isaac Much of the current debate on Syria centers on whether Assad will in fact give up his chemical weapons. Not to worry. The chemical weapons agreement will be a resounding success. This is not because all or most of the weapons themselves will be found and destroyed. The […]

America is in danger of going rogue under Obama

America is in danger of going rogue under Obama

Jeffrey T. Kuhner President Obama is on the verge of plunging America into another war. Unlike Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya, however, bombing Syria would trigger a regional conflagration — one that potentially could lead to a global war. World War I began in Sarajevo. World War III may start in Syria. Hyperbole? In 1914, Europe […]

Harsh punishment not likely for Bo Xilai and ‘red aristocracy’ members targeted by anti-graft campaign

Harsh punishment not likely for Bo Xilai and ‘red aristocracy’ members targeted by anti-graft campaign

Special to WorldTribune.com By Willy Lam, East-Asia-Intel.com While the official Chinese media have claimed that the trial of former Politburo member Bo Xilai testifies to the Xi Jinping leadership’s commitment to fighting graft, it is unlikely that “tigers” among venal cadres will be nabbed any time soon. There is a well-known “mutual protection clause” within […]

Serious Syria: Shale oil’s global revolution, a weak NATO and the crisis that’s not going away

Serious Syria: Shale oil’s global revolution, a weak NATO and the crisis that’s not going away

Sol W. Sanders   President Barrack Obama’s sudden volte-face on a strike against the Syrian regime of President Bashar Assad has only put on hold the enormous stakes in the crisis’ ultimate outcome. In one of those curious turns of history, an ugly, bloody, little conflict in an always fragile, volatile, artificial nation-state created in […]

Mounting evidence raises questions about Syrian chemical weapon attack

Mounting evidence raises questions about Syrian chemical weapon attack

Special to WorldTribune.com Yossef Bodansky, Senior Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs There is a growing volume of new evidence from numerous sources in the Middle East — mostly affiliated with the Syrian opposition and its sponsors and supporters — which makes a very strong case, based on solid circumstantial evidence, that the Aug. 21 chemical […]

Time for a Christian exodus from a failed Republican Party

Time for a Christian exodus from a failed Republican Party

Special to WorldTribune.com By Grace Vuoto It is time for Christians, and those of other faiths who value this nation’s unique character, to leave the Republican Party and start their very own political organization. For decades, the Christian alliance with the GOP has failed to roll back or even mildly halt the relentless advance of […]

The death of The Washington Post

The death of The Washington Post

Sol W. Sanders   “In the good, old days” a reader’s world was filled with newspapers. Several coexisted competitively in a single urban area and even in the rural hinterlands. The choice for a subscriber for dawn home delivery by a boy on a bicycle or picked up at the local newsstand en route to […]

The unexplained ambush of Navy SEAL Team Six

The unexplained ambush of Navy SEAL Team Six

Jeffrey T. Kuhner What really happened to Navy SEAL Team Six? In August 2011, the elite special forces unit suffered the worst battlefield calamity in its history. A Taliban fighter shot down a Chinook helicopter carrying 22 Navy SEAL Team Six members in Afghanistan. All 38 persons on board — the Navy SEAL warriors, other […]

Common sense and the U.S. economy

Common sense and the U.S. economy

Sol W. Sanders   The U.S. economy is sick. And it’s not getting any better despite the inherent vitality and innate resources which do spring to life intermittently from the world’s largest and most important economic enterprise. In fact, it may be growing worse in terms of basic issues. Vested interests – the Obama administration, […]

Miley Cyrus’ Dad traded a happy family for the celebrity culture’s big lie

Miley Cyrus’ Dad traded a happy family for the celebrity culture’s big lie

Special to WorldTribune.com By Grace Vuoto Former star of Hannah Montana and Disney sweetheart Miley Cyrus has now joined the long list of “good girls gone bad,” as the colloquialism goes. Her latest music video, “We Can’t Stop” is soaring to the top of the charts, despite the fact that it is grotesque, promotes promiscuity […]

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