Taliban war booty exceeds military spending of Germany, Japan, South Korea, Australia

Taliban war booty exceeds military spending of Germany, Japan, South Korea, Australia

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler When the Taliban forces overran Afghanistan a few months ago, not only did they capture a country continuously in conflict since the initial Soviet invasion in 1979, but they equally seized huge stockpiles of American supplied weapons provided to the defeated Afghan military. The unexplained and reckless U.S. […]

Afghanistan: Politics trumped competence

Afghanistan: Politics trumped competence

Special to WorldTribune.com By John McNabb The Afghanistan nightmare has just begun. Americans I know, love and respect have one question: How could this be happening in late August 2021? I have some insights based on personal experiences after my combat flying tours during the Vietnam War. But first we must look to the desk […]

China unleashes virtual nuclear terrorism against Japan

China unleashes virtual nuclear terrorism against Japan

FPI / July 21, 2021 Geostrategy-Direct.com By Richard Fisher On July 5 Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso suggested that Japan might have to use military force to defend Taiwan. He said, “If a major problem took place in Taiwan, it would not be too much to say that it could relate to a survival-threatening […]

Poll: Transgender athletes shouldn’t be allowed to compete against women at Olympics

Poll: Transgender athletes shouldn’t be allowed to compete against women at Olympics

by WorldTribune Staff, June 27, 2021 In a new Rasmussen Reports poll, 56 percent of likely voters said it is not fair to make women compete against transgender athletes at the Olympic Games. The poll found that just 25 percent think it is fair and 19 percent are not sure. The issue was prominent in […]

First John Cena and now Japan: China triggered by references to Taiwan as a ‘country’

First John Cena and now Japan: China triggered by references to Taiwan as a ‘country’

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, June 11, 2021 Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga this week highlighted Australia, New Zealand, and Taiwan as countries which handled the Covid crisis well. China went into meltdown mode over this alleged affront to its sacrosanct sovereignty. Why? Because the Chinese Communist Party that thinks it owns China claimed Suga had […]

China Coast Guard ships enter Japan waters around Senkaku Islands for 112th consecutive day

China Coast Guard ships enter Japan waters around Senkaku Islands for 112th consecutive day

by WorldTribune Staff, June 4, 2021 China’s Coast Guard, which is now under the direct command of the PLAN (People’s Liberation Army Navy), sent four ships into Japan’s contiguous zones off the Senkaku Islands on Thursday, the Japanese Coast Guard reported. It marked the 112th consecutive day communist China sent its vessels near the islands […]

Japan finally set to break sacrosanct 1% GDP cap on defense spending

Japan finally set to break sacrosanct 1% GDP cap on defense spending

by WorldTribune Staff, May 21, 2021 Following Japan’s surrender in World War II and its occupation, headed by the “blue-eyed shogun: Gen. Douglas MacArthur, it adopted a “Peace Constitution” and has strictly limited defense spending since to less than 1 percent of its GDP. That’s about to change. Citing China’s increased capabilities in new areas […]

Poll of Olympians overwhelmingly opposed allowing athletes to take a knee

Poll of Olympians overwhelmingly opposed allowing athletes to take a knee

by WorldTribune Staff, April 23, 2021 Officials with the Tokyo Olympic Games announced on Thursday that they will not allow athletes to kneel or protest during the Games which are set to begin on July 23. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said it polled more than 3,500 elite athletes and Olympians ranging in age from […]

China issues warning after U.S.-Japan Taiwan statement

China issues warning after U.S.-Japan Taiwan statement

by WorldTribune Staff, April 20, 2021 Following the Friday meeting in Washington between Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, Taiwan was named in a leader’s summit statement for the first time in more than five decades. The statement also highlighted U.S. and Japanese concerns over Hong Kong and human rights issues in Xinjiang. […]

Rights groups in Tokyo call on Biden to join boycott of Beijing 2022 Games

Rights groups in Tokyo call on Biden to join boycott of Beijing 2022 Games

by WorldTribune Staff, February 7, 2021 Human rights activists in Japan are calling on the Biden administration to join them in boycotting the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. The activists, campaigning to stop China’s atrocities in Tibet and against the more than 1 million Uighurs being held in concentration camps, said countries which allow their […]

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