Turkey, Israel and the totalitarian consensus

Turkey, Israel and the totalitarian consensus

By Alexander Maistrovoy, Freepressers.com Political commentaries about the events in the Middle East resemble mythological plots written by an experienced censor. Myth doesn’t need facts. It adjusts the facts to its own paradigm. And ideological mythology is not an exception. Western journalists’ commentaries on Middle East problems, give me a sense of deja vu. It feels […]

IAEA refutes U.S. intelligence estimate on Iran nukes, cites ‘military dimensions’

IAEA refutes U.S. intelligence estimate on Iran nukes, cites ‘military dimensions’

Special to WorldTribune.com LONDON — For the first time, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has determined that Iran is conducting a nuclear weapons program. IAEA has issued a report that disclosed several Iranian nuclear weapons programs over the last decade, including one meant to miniaturize a Pakistani-designed warhead. The report, titled “Implementation of the […]

History of the Euro crisis: What happens when the center no longer holds?

History of the Euro crisis: What happens when the center no longer holds?

Sol W. Sanders The kaleidoscope of events and mock-events is moving so rapidly in the European crisis, even a dedicated netizen following events finds himself bemused. It might be good to look at a little history: The European effort to unify — after two bloody civil wars of near annihilation and the post-World War II […]

Miserable? UN suggests Norway, Australia, Netherlands in that order

Miserable? UN suggests Norway, Australia, Netherlands in that order

By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Norway, Australia, the Netherlands, and the United States are among the best places to live according to the Human Development Report 2011, the UN’s annual rankings of states based on health, wealth, education and gender rights. Rounding out the top ten include New Zealand, Canada, Ireland, Lichtenstein, Germany […]

Orwellian and surreal: The hypocrisy of Bill Clinton’s party and Herman Cain

Orwellian and surreal: The hypocrisy of Bill Clinton’s party and Herman Cain

Jeffrey T. Kuhner Liberals are determined to destroy Herman Cain. The Republican presidential candidate is tied or ahead of the presumptive front-runner, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. He has been running an anti-establishment, insurgent campaign that champions sweeping tax reform and a pro-growth agenda. He is a Southern populist who touts his private-sector experience. He […]

George Soros trader was key player in Corzine’s bankrupt firm tied to Obama

George Soros trader was key player in Corzine’s bankrupt firm tied to Obama

Based on an article by Cliff Kincaid for Accuracy in Media A major figure in liberal Democrat Jon Corzine’s bankrupt firm, MF Global, worked for hedge fund operator and Democratic Party financial patron George Soros. Hundreds of millions of dollars are reportedly now missing from the MF Global’s customer accounts. Meantime, Corzine, MF Global chairman […]

Israel tests missile, warns ‘military option against Iran is not an empty threat’

Israel tests missile, warns ‘military option against Iran is not an empty threat’

Special to WorldTribune.com TEL AVIV — Israel has reported the testing of a ballistic missile system. The Israeli Defense Ministry, in an unusual announcement, said it oversaw the testing of a rocket propulsion system on Nov. 2. The ministry said the test, which consisted of a launch from an Air Force base south of Tel […]

Communists stage a comeback and the West is on track to surrender its freedom

Lev Navrozov For years, I have been warning my readers that it is not accidental that the special “general election” of the head of government and head of state does not exist in the “old” and historically wise Britain, but it does exist in the “young” United States. That reminds me of a Soviet song […]

North Korean priorities: Neutrons over nutrition

North Korean priorities: Neutrons over nutrition

UNITED NATIONS — There’s rarely good news from North Korea. The quaintly-titled Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) is facing a worsening humanitarian crisis, while at the same time the government is heightening political repression, and the communist rulers are vaingloriously pursuing their nuclear weapons program. Valerie Amos, the UN’s Humanitarian chief just returned from […]