After troops reduction, Trump says U.S. won’t be Germany’s ‘suckers anymore’

After troops reduction, Trump says U.S. won’t be Germany’s ‘suckers anymore’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 30, 2020 President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that he was shifting 12,000 troops out of Germany to other NATO allies and stateside. Trump said he would reconsider his position if Germany begins “paying their bills.” U.S. troops are “there to protect Europe,” the president said. “They’re there to protect Germany, […]

Prosperous Germany caught in the middle amid growing U.S.-China rift

Prosperous Germany caught in the middle amid growing U.S.-China rift

by WorldTribune Staff, June 26, 2020 Germany appears reluctant to take sides amid increasing tensions between the United States and China. “Of all advanced economies outside Asia, Germany has the deepest economic ties in both camps and would have the most to lose from a Cold War between Washington and Beijing,” the Wall Street Journal […]

Meanwhile, looting and riots in Stuttgart amid shouts of ‘Allahu Akbar’

Meanwhile, looting and riots in Stuttgart amid shouts of ‘Allahu Akbar’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 23, 2020 A violent mob chanting “Allahu Akbar” attacked police and went on a rampage of looting and destruction on Saturday after a German teenager was arrested for a drug offense, sparking what locals said were the worst ever riots in Stuttgart. Of the 24 people arrested, 12 were foreign nationals […]

German intel: China’s Xi asked WHO chief to put hold on coronavirus data

German intel: China’s Xi asked WHO chief to put hold on coronavirus data

by WorldTribune Staff, May 10, 2020 Chinese supreme leader Xi Jinping made a personal plea to the director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO) to delay the release of critical information regarding the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, German intelligence reported. Xi spoke with WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Jan. 21 to press the WHO to […]

Third Way refugees, East and West

Third Way refugees, East and West

Special to WorldTribune Robert Morton, April 28, 1999 The vacuum of power in the post-Soviet western world has been filled by three men whose past should have disqualified them. Bill Clinton, Britain’s Tony Blair and Germany’s Gerhard Schroeder once marched against using military force to stop communist aggression. The Cold War ended and the communists […]

The new utopians, like the old, are plunging world into ‘chaos and hatred’

The new utopians, like the old, are plunging world into ‘chaos and hatred’

Special to WorldTribune.com By Alexander Maistrovoy A century ago, in 1918-20, Europe sunk into the “red terror”. Inspired by the Russian revolution, people with red armbands, red flags and red stars were determined to celebrate the “new bright future”. At factories, the power was transferred to factory committees, banks were nationalized, churches were turned into […]

U.S. military set for largest European war games since Cold War

U.S. military set for largest European war games since Cold War

FPI / February 4, 2020 Though U.S. President Donald Trump has criticized European countries for not contributing enough to NATO’s budget, in the Spring of 2020 the United States will signal its resolve to defend its NATO allies by deploying the largest number of troops to Europe since the Cold War. Resembling the NATO REFORGER […]

Volkswagen CEO: Climate change hysteria killing Germany’s auto industry

Volkswagen CEO: Climate change hysteria killing Germany’s auto industry

by WorldTribune Staff, September 11, 2019 Climate change protests against cars in general and stricter CO2 emission limits imposed by the European Union are pushing Germany’s vital auto industry to the “brink of collapse,” Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess said. “The current campaign against individual mobility and thus against conventional cars is reaching existence-threatening proportions,” Diess […]

UK, Germany denounce Iran announcement; ‘Better be careful,’ Trump warns

UK, Germany denounce Iran announcement; ‘Better be careful,’ Trump warns

by WorldTribune Staff, July 8, 2019 Germany and the United Kingdom, two of the three European signatories of the 2015 nuclear accord, lashed out at Iran after the Islamic Republic announced it would breach the deal. Behrouz Kamalvandi, spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, announced on July 7 that Iran would begin enriching […]

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