U.S. Air Force takes delivery of 30,000-pound Massive Ordnance Penetrator

U.S. Air Force takes delivery of 30,000-pound Massive Ordnance Penetrator

Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — The U.S. military has acquired a massive bomb designed to destroy underground nuclear facilities in Iran. Officials said the U.S. Air Force has taken delivery of a new bomb meant to penetrate and destroy underground facilities. They said the Air Force first received the Massive Ordnance Penetrator in September under […]

In his second term, Obama vows, he will fix all that went wrong in his first

Lev Navrozov As I began writing this column, in the morning of November 6, I happened to view the television interview with Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education, who appeared on Fareed Zakaria GPS program “Fixing America’s Education Crisis.” Mr.Duncan admitted that America is failing and losing its world dominance in education. International testing has […]

Video backs reports N. Korea’s military ordered to shoot to kill refugees escaping into China

Video backs reports N. Korea’s military ordered to shoot to kill refugees escaping into China

By Lee Jong-Heon, East-Asia-Intel.com North Korea’s military has been ordered to shoot anyone crossing the border into China, even if they had reached Chinese soil. The directive was issued by Kim Jong-Il’s son and heir-apparent, Kim Jong-Un, who is seeking to tighten his grip on the populace, activists and media reports from Seoul say. It […]

It’s only words: With Asian tour, Obama tries to change the subject

It’s only words: With Asian tour, Obama tries to change the subject

Sol W. Sanders The Obama Administration is trying to turn a historical page. The president’s current Pacific tour is promoted as “a return to Asia”, an acknowledgment of its rapidly growing economies, and, of course, recognition of China as a world power. History has a way of dictating its own terms, however. [When asked what […]

Winner of the Cold War: Communist China

Winner of the Cold War: Communist China

Jeffrey T. Kuhner BOWING TO BEIJING: HOW BARACK OBAMA IS HASTENING AMERICA’S DECLINE AND USHERING A CENTURY OF CHINESE DOMINATION By Brett M. Decker and William C. Triplett II Regnery, $27.95, 231 pages President Obama is creating a post-American world — one that is ushering in the dominance of China. Mr. Obama is fostering U.S. economic […]

Latin America going Red on Obama’s watch . . . as it did on Carter’s

Latin America going Red on Obama’s watch . . . as it did on Carter’s

Based on an article by Cliff Kincaid for Accuracy in Media While the U.S. media was preoccupied with unsubstantiated sexual harassment allegations against Herman Cain, America was losing Nicaragua to the communists — again. But you wouldn’t know this from reading the American press. You would have to turn to such British publications as Economist […]

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 […]