Still the cornerstone of Trans Atlantic security, NATO celebrates 70th birthday

Still the cornerstone of Trans Atlantic security, NATO celebrates 70th birthday

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Responding to the Berlin Blockade, the communist coup in Czechoslovakia, and the looming threat from the Soviet Union, the U.S. and Western European states formed the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). On 4 April 1949, the foreign Ministers of twelve countries including the USA, Britain, […]

Dutch police report foiling terror plot to attack major event

Dutch police report foiling terror plot to attack major event

by WorldTribune Staff, September 28, 2018 Police said they arrested seven individuals who were plotting a terrorist attack on a major event in the Netherlands. Dutch authorities said the seven suspects allegedly tried to obtain AK-47s, hand grenades and materials to make bombs, UPI reported on Sept. 27. “The plan may have involved jackets packed […]

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Special to WorldTribune , December 21, 2017 Yes: 128 No: 9 Abstain: 35 Y  AFGHANISTAN Y  DOMINICA Y  LITHUANIA SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE Y  ALBANIA A  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Y  LUXEMBOURG Y  SAUDI ARABIA Y  ALGERIA Y  ECUADOR Y  MADAGASCAR Y  SENEGAL Y  ANDORRA Y  EGYPT A  MALAWI Y  SERBIA Y  ANGOLA EL SALVADOR Y  MALAYSIA […]

In Dutch debate, Wilders calls Rutte the ‘prime minister of foreigners’

In Dutch debate, Wilders calls Rutte the ‘prime minister of foreigners’

by WorldTribune Staff, March 14, 2017 In a heated debate with Prime Minister Mark Rutte on March 13, Dutch populist leader Geert Wilders said “we need to choose for our own people … and not for the asylum seekers.” “You are not the prime minister of the Netherlands, but of the foreigners,” Wilders said of […]

Nexit? Dutch parliament to debate whether to ditch the euro

Nexit? Dutch parliament to debate whether to ditch the euro

by WorldTribune Staff, February 26, 2017 The rising tide of euroskepticism has crossed the North Sea and made it to the shores of the Netherlands. Following elections in March, the Dutch parliament will debate whether to end its relationship with the euro in what has been dubbed “Nexit”. The Party of Freedom, led by Geert […]

Statement by Geert Wilders after ‘shameful’ conviction: ‘The Netherlands have become a sick country’

Statement by Geert Wilders after ‘shameful’ conviction: ‘The Netherlands have become a sick country’

by WorldTribune Staff, December 12, 2016 Text of statement by Dutch parliament member and Party for Freedom (PVV) leader Geert Wilders after his Dec. 9 conviction on charges of public insult and incitement to discrimination. Wilders and his PVV party have risen strongly in the polls since the verdict was announced. “Dear friends, I still […]

Geert Wilders’ final statement to the court

Geert Wilders’ final statement to the court

by WorldTribune Staff, November 24, 2016 The following is text of Geert Wilders’ final statement contesting hate speech charges before the Hague District Court: “Mr. President, Members of the Court, When I decided to address you here today, by making a final statement in this trial against freedom of speech, many people reacted by telling […]

Marine Le Pen, Geert Wilders surf the anti-globalist wave after Brexit, Trump victory

Marine Le Pen, Geert Wilders surf the anti-globalist wave after Brexit, Trump victory

by WorldTribune Staff, November 13, 2016 Anti-globalism forces are on a roll and leaders of such movements in Europe are looking to ride the wave of momentum created by Donald Trump to a revolutionary new order. Trump’s victory is “the emergence of a new world,” said Marine Le Pen, leader of France’s National Front. “It’s […]

Dutch journalist who criticized Turkey’s Erdogan, can’t leave country; Embassy email orders reports on insults

Dutch journalist who criticized Turkey’s Erdogan, can’t leave country; Embassy email orders reports on insults

Special to WorldTribune.com Turkey is continuing its all-out assault on anyone who insults its thin-skinned president. In the latest incident, a Dutch journalist who referred to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as a “dictator” was detained while on holiday in Turkey and now is being prevented from leaving the country. Columnist Ebru Umar, who is […]

Geert Wilders: Only solution is to ‘de-Islamize the West’

Geert Wilders: Only solution is to ‘de-Islamize the West’

Special to WorldTribune.com Geert Wilders, leader of the Dutch Party For Freedom (PVV) said the March 22 terror attacks in Brussels are likely just the beginning. “I fear that we ain’t seen nothing yet,” Wilders told Breitbart London. “The cause of all this bloodshed is Islam. We need to de-Islamize the West. That is the […]