N. Korea accelerates the learning curve for its dictator-in-waiting

N. Korea accelerates the learning curve for its dictator-in-waiting

Special to WorldTribune.com from East-Asia-Intel.com SEOUL — North Korea is abbreviating the grooming period for 28-year-old Kim Jong-Un, the youngest son of current leader Kim Jong-Il, a lawmaker said. As part of efforts to shorten the learning curve, Kim Jong-Un practiced controlling the military during his father’s overseas trips, Hwang Jin-Ha from the Grand National […]

Managing America’s decline from 1600 Pennsyslvania Ave.

Managing America’s decline from 1600 Pennsyslvania Ave.

By Jeffrey T. Kuhner President Obama is empowering radical Islam across the Arab world. He is presiding over both the American decline and the rapid advance of our mortal jihadist enemies. From the Middle East to North Africa, the Arab Spring has turned into an Islamist winter. Contrary to the administration’s claims, the popular uprisings […]

U.S. recalls Syrian ambassador after ‘credible threats’

U.S. recalls Syrian ambassador after ‘credible threats’

Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — The United States has recalled its ambassador from Syria because of threats to his safety. Officials said the State Department said U.S. ambassador to Syria, Robert Ford, has returned to Washington. They said Ford received threats by elements aligned with the regime of President Bashar Assad. “Ambassador Robert Ford was […]

Boom! Welcome to the shale gas revolution

Boom! Welcome to the shale gas revolution

Sol W. Sanders While the Obama Administration has been busy lining the pockets of its campaign contributors with solar power handouts, an energy revolution is taking place even the Washington Luddites and GOSplanners can’t buck. American technology, borrowing offshore deep-water drilling techniques, has started exploiting huge deposits of natural gas buried deep in the earth […]

In the end, Hitler destroyed the very brain that destroyed a culture of genius

In the end, Hitler destroyed the very brain that destroyed a culture of genius

By Lev Navrozov My column of Sept. 30, (“Hitler’s Tyranny Must Never Be Forgotten”) evoked an interest which prompts me to write a more analytic study of Hitler and his totalitarian rule of Germany in 1933 to 1945, when after his debacle in Russia, he committed suicide. Before its totalitarian period, Germany had probably been […]

Central Committee convenes in Beijing not to discuss politics or the economy, but ‘socialist culture’

Central Committee convenes in Beijing not to discuss politics or the economy, but ‘socialist culture’

Special to WorldTribune.com East-Asia-Intel.com, Oct. 12, 20011 Inside China, by Willy Lam Nobody takes culture so seriously as the Communists, especially the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Chairman Mao Zedong’s Cultural Revolution in 1966 to 1976 — in which millions of Chinese perished — was waged in the name of “purifying and improving” Chinese civilization. Beginning […]

A few observations about Occupy Wall Street

A few observations about Occupy Wall Street

By Sumantra Maitra, FreePressers.com Almost twenty years back, when the Soviet and East European states crumbled, who would have thought that socialism would make such a comeback? Here are a few ground truths about the Occupy Wall Street movement and the various spinoffs it has started.   They are not democratic: No surprise there, really. […]

Not backing down: Buchanan’s warning to America

Not backing down: Buchanan’s warning to America

By Jeffrey Kuhner Is America in its twilight years? Patrick J. Buchanan argues it is. Americans, especially conservatives, should heed his warnings. The very future of our republic is at stake. Mr. Buchanan has written the political book of the year — and maybe of our time. In “Suicide of a Superpower” (Thomas Dunne Books, […]

Disappearing boundaries of sexual license: For children, protectors have become the enemy

Disappearing boundaries of sexual license: For children, protectors have become the enemy

By Grace Vuoto Evidently all the sexual freedom we currently enjoy is simply not enough: even our children are being dragged into the orgy. There is an emerging pattern in the Western media of turning children into sex objects. This is the first step of providing legitimacy for pedophilia. Our children too are being consumed […]

Euro currency — bridge to nowhere?

Euro currency — bridge to nowhere?

By John Metzler PARIS — The albatross of the debt crisis continues to dominate headlines throughout the European Union and indeed the United States. While whopping budget deficits and massive social service obligations serve as a millstone to European economic recovery, many economists are nervously looking to the long term stability of the Euro currency […]