Japan’s Shinzo Abe has a message for Joe Biden: Man up

Japan’s Shinzo Abe has a message for Joe Biden: Man up

Special to WorldTribune, March 10, 2022 by Gemki Fujii – Cambridge Forecast Group of Japan Although he is no longer Japan’s Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe continues to be his nation’s most recognizable, influential and outspoken statesman, especially in recent months leading up to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine amid rising concerns China would follow suit in […]

Sol W. Sanders, 96: Veteran correspondent specialized in Asia

Sol W. Sanders, 96: Veteran correspondent specialized in Asia

by WorldTribune Staff, February 19, 2022 A veteran foreign correspondent who specialized in Asian geopolitics passed away on Feb. 17, 2022. Sol W. Sanders, born in 1926, was a columnist for WorldTribune.com, before retiring in 2019. His last columns dealt with the surge of U.S. energy independence under President Donald Trump, the growing threat of […]

Japanese firm: Ivermectin effective in treating all variants of Covid

Japanese firm: Ivermectin effective in treating all variants of Covid

by WorldTribune Staff, February 1, 2022 Ivermectin has been found to be an effective anti-viral treatment against all variants of Covid, according to a Japanese conglomerate that is studying the anti-parasitic drug. Kowa Co. Ltd. issued a press release on Jan. 31 stating that, in working with Tokyo-based Kitasato University, its research found ivermectin has […]

Global economic growth faces pandemic and inflationary undertows

Global economic growth faces pandemic and inflationary undertows

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler The global economy is hardly out of the woods yet. The resurgent Corona virus pandemic, coupled with labor shortages and an inflationary surge not seen in a generation, have served as an undertow to wider and sustainable economic growth. “The world is now two years into the COVID-19 […]

Japan, Inc., U.S. and Bill Gates team up on high tech nuclear reactor in Wyoming

Japan, Inc., U.S. and Bill Gates team up on high tech nuclear reactor in Wyoming

by WorldTribune Staff, January 5, 2022 Bill Gates and the U.S. government, with an assist from Japan, have chosen a Wyoming frontier-era coal town as the site for the Gates-founded TerraPower company’s first high tech nuclear power plant. TerraPower has chosen Kemmerer as the site for the $4 billion power plant. Half the funding will […]

Reports: FDA blocking shipments of ivermectin; Japan, African nations are not

Reports: FDA blocking shipments of ivermectin; Japan, African nations are not

by WorldTribune Staff, December 14, 2021 While other nations green-light the use of ivermectin to treat Covid-19, the FDA appears to be working with the United States Postal Service to block shipments of the drug which many nations have found to be highly effective against the virus. Attorney Aaron Siri, managing partner of Siri & […]

Pearl Harbor ‘moments’ then and now as the ‘greatest generation’ fades from view

Pearl Harbor ‘moments’ then and now as the ‘greatest generation’ fades from view

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler The thunderclap came on an early Sunday morning.  Amidst the idyllic and serene Pacific setting of Hawaii, Imperial Japan launched a surprise and devastating carrier-based air attack on the U.S. fleet moored at Pearl Harbor, outside Honolulu. December 7, 1941 would be the date which would live in […]

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 […]

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