James Pinkerton: Conservative nationalism on the march worldwide

James Pinkerton: Conservative nationalism on the march worldwide

by WorldTribune Staff, May 26, 2019 The recent elections in India and Australia show that once voters get a taste of conservative nationalism, “they tend to like it,” columnist James Pinkerton wrote for Breitbart News on May 25. “They like, for example, the idea that a democratically-elected government can seek to uphold traditional values, not […]

Former Pakistan President Musharraf calls for ties with Israel to mitigate India crisis

Former Pakistan President Musharraf calls for ties with Israel to mitigate India crisis

by WorldTribune Staff, February 28, 2019 Pakistan has an opportunity to build relations with a willing Israel to counter India, former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf said. He warned about the danger of war between the two nuclear-armed powers. “There is a need to break the alliance between India and Israel, and Pakistan could do it […]

Nuclear-armed showdown: Indian airstrike kills 300 in Pakistan

Nuclear-armed showdown: Indian airstrike kills 300 in Pakistan

by WorldTribune Staff, February 26, 2019 India’s government said its fighter jets destroyed a major terrorist camp in Pakistan on Feb. 26. More than 300 people were reportedly killed in the strike on jihadist group Jaish-e-Mohammed’s camp in Balakot, Pakistan. India had not carried out an airstrike in Pakistani territory since the Indo-Pakistan war over […]

A new crisis erupts in Kashmir between nuclear powers India and China-backed Pakistan

A new crisis erupts in Kashmir between nuclear powers India and China-backed Pakistan

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — A deadly terrorist bombing in the disputed Indian province of Kashmir has reignited tensions between both India and Pakistan. In the broader sense, the suicide bomb attack by the Islamic militant Jaish-e-Mohammed which killed 44 Indian para-military police, has brought the nuclear-armed neighbors to a […]

Asian allies face test of nerves as Trump-Kim summit nears

Asian allies face test of nerves as Trump-Kim summit nears

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk NEW DELHI ― The prospect of President Trump abandoning friends and allies resonates here for reasons that have nothing to do with North or South Korea. While focusing on whatever deal he is likely to cook up with Kim Jong-Un, let us not forget the priorities in the capital […]

UN speeches in review: Moralizing, demonizing and occasional common sense

UN speeches in review: Moralizing, demonizing and occasional common sense

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — In a week of speeches which swirled from the sublime to the ridiculous or were simply just boring, the recent UN General Assembly debate reached some notable exceptions. Among the sonorous drone of 193 addresses, either restating the obvious or repeating by rote the contemporary […]

India chess player pulls out of tournament in Iran over headscarf rule

India chess player pulls out of tournament in Iran over headscarf rule

by WorldTribune Staff, June 14, 2018 One of the top female chess players in India has withdrawn from the Asia Chess Championship in Iran over the Islamic Republic’s requirement that she wear a headscarf. Soumya Swaminathan, the No. 5 ranked female grandmaster in India, said the rule was a violation of her personal rights. “Under […]

Security tab for Hillary’s misadventures in India was picked up by U.S. taxpayers

Security tab for Hillary’s misadventures in India was picked up by U.S. taxpayers

by WorldTribune Staff, March 20, 2018 During her recent trip to India, Hillary Clinton said white women who voted for Donald Trump were essentially Stepford wives while others who voted against her don’t like “black people getting rights” or “women getting jobs.” Prominent former supporters of the former First Lady were quick to suggest she […]

Hillary Clinton explains her defeat in India: ‘We don’t do well with married, white women’

Hillary Clinton explains her defeat in India: ‘We don’t do well with married, white women’

by WorldTribune Staff, March 13, 2018 Hillary Clinton has revealed why she thinks 52 percent of white women voted for Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election – their husbands told them to. “[Democrats] do not do well with white men and we don’t do well with married, white women,” Clinton explained during a March […]

Saudi denies opening airspace to Air India flights to Israel

Saudi denies opening airspace to Air India flights to Israel

by WorldTribune Staff, February 9, 2018 Saudi Arabia is denying reports that it has lifted the 70-year-old ban on flights to Israel passing through Saudi airspace. Several media reports on Feb. 7 said that Saudi Arabia had agreed to allow Air India to use Saudi airspace in its new flights from New Delhi to Tel […]

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