‘Tough Love’: President Trump shifts U.S. policy emphasis from WWII era Marshall Plan

‘Tough Love’: President Trump shifts U.S. policy emphasis from WWII era Marshall Plan

by WorldTribune Staff, September 7, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump is ditching the Marshall Plan playbook in favor of a “tough love” approach when it comes to the pricey business of nation-building, a report said. Trump has made it clear that his administration “has no interest in embarking on the expensive nation-building missions that have […]

NY Times redefines ‘objectivity’, turns blind eye to real news from, for example, Korea

NY Times redefines ‘objectivity’, turns blind eye to real news from, for example, Korea

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk WASHINGTON – An anonymous attack on President Donald Trump in The New York Times has captured headlines across the United States while Americans more or less forget about what’s going on elsewhere in the world. The attack, in the form of a commentary on the paper’s “opinion” page, purportedly […]

Kim tells delegation from Seoul he has faith in Trump, has never disparaged him

Kim tells delegation from Seoul he has faith in Trump, has never disparaged him

by WorldTribune Staff, September 6, 2018 North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said he maintains faith in U.S. President Donald Trump and pledged to take “more active” measures toward denuclearization if his moves are met with corresponding goodwill measures. The North Korean leader made the comments during a meeting in Pyongyang on Sept. 5 with a […]

South Koreans rebelling against LG ties with Huawei for 5G mobile phone network

South Koreans rebelling against LG ties with Huawei for 5G mobile phone network

by WorldTribune Staff, September 5, 2018 Amid heightened cyber espionage concerns, South Korean mobile carrier LG U+ is under pressure to exclude equipment from China’s Huwaei for the South’s 5G network. “If Huawei’s equipment is introduced there is the possibility that various security problems become an issue,” said South Korean minister of Science and ICT Yoo Young-Min. […]

Report: China set to mass produce J-20 stealth fighter

Report: China set to mass produce J-20 stealth fighter

by WorldTribune Staff, September 5, 2018 Having reportedly worked out the kinks in the J-20’s engine, China is said to be ready to begin mass production of the stealth fighter. The J-20 engine’s improved power train will enable the Chinese jet to fly undetected at supersonic speeds comparable with the U.S. F-35, the South China […]

Eyebrows raised in Israel over Seoul’s rejection of president’s visit

Eyebrows raised in Israel over Seoul’s rejection of president’s visit

by WorldTribune Staff, September 4, 2018 Jerusalem was said to be taken aback after South Korea reportedly rejected an official visit to Seoul by Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. Ynet reported that Seoul did not explain its refusal, “but their rejection was undeniable.” South Korea may have been disappointed that Israel did not send congratulations after […]

UN to China: Release Uighurs from re-education facilities

UN to China: Release Uighurs from re-education facilities

by WorldTribune Staff, August 31, 2018 The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on Aug. 30 called on China to immediately release Muslim Uighurs from alleged re-education camps. The committee cited estimates that up to one million Uighurs are being detained on the “pretext of countering terrorism” in re-education centers in China’s far […]

Trump ultimatum on Korean exercises contradicts Mattis, hits China challenges Kim

Trump ultimatum on Korean exercises contradicts Mattis, hits China challenges Kim

by WorldTribune Staff, August 30, 2018 President Donald Trump on Aug. 29 said the U.S. will not restart military exercises with South Korea. Trump said in a tweet, which he characterized as an official White House statement, that “The President believes that his relationship with Kim Jong Un is a very good and warm one, […]

South Korean intelligence says it informed Blue House of N. Korea coal imports

South Korean intelligence says it informed Blue House of N. Korea coal imports

by WorldTribune Staff, August 28, 2018 Three South Korean firms imported North Korean coal from Russia in apparent violations of UN sanctions, according to South Korea’s spy chief. Suh Hoon, the chief of South Korea’s National Intelligence Service (NIS), told lawmakers at a closed-door meeting on Aug. 28 that the NIS reported the coal shipments […]

Report: Chinese firm hacked Hillary Clinton’s private server throughout her term at State Dept.

Report: Chinese firm hacked Hillary Clinton’s private server throughout her term at State Dept.

by WorldTribune Staff, August 28, 2018 A Chinese-owned company hacked Hillary Clinton’s private email server and embedded a code that enabled it to view nearly all of her emails, a report said. The Chinese firm, which was operating in the Washington, D.C. area as a “front” for the Chinese government, obtained Clinton’s emails in real […]