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, […]

Warsaw conference, mocked by Left, focused on regional threat posed by Iran

Warsaw conference, mocked by Left, focused on regional threat posed by Iran

by WorldTribune Staff, February 20, 2019 During last week’s Warsaw conference on Middle East security, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said that Iran poses the “greatest threat to peace and security in the Middle East” and explicitly called out the Islamic Republic for plotting a “new Holocaust.” Liberal U.S. media dismissed the conference as evidence […]

Populist leaders from Italy and Poland tackle ‘French-German axis’

Populist leaders from Italy and Poland tackle ‘French-German axis’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 10, 2019 Italy and Poland are set to spark a “European spring” in which anti-immigration populists will look to take down the “French-German axis” in May’s European Union parliamentary elections, Italy’s interior minister said on Jan. 9. “We are preparing a new equilibrium and new energy in Europe and Poland and […]

UN speeches in review: Moralizing, demonizing and occasional common sense

UN speeches in review: Moralizing, demonizing and occasional common sense

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — In a week of speeches which swirled from the sublime to the ridiculous or were simply just boring, the recent UN General Assembly debate reached some notable exceptions. Among the sonorous drone of 193 addresses, either restating the obvious or repeating by rote the contemporary […]

‘Fort Trump’? Poland says military base would counter Russia threat

‘Fort Trump’? Poland says military base would counter Russia threat

by WorldTribune Staff, September 19, 2018 President Donald Trump on Sept. 18 said he is considering a request for a permanent U.S. military presence in Poland. Trump, who said he shares the NATO ally’s concerns about Russian aggression, told reporters that “We’re looking at it very seriously, I know Poland likes the idea very much, […]

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 […]

Poll: Millennials like Donald Trump in Mideast, Poland

Poll: Millennials like Donald Trump in Mideast, Poland

by WorldTribune Staff, August 25, 2017 Who says “the kids” don’t like President Donald Trump? Large numbers of millennials in the United States are rumored to be bunkered in their parents’ basements against the reality of a Trump Administration, but the American President has solid support among millennials in some European and Mideast nations, a […]

Trump’s epic challenge in Warsaw: ‘Does the West have the will to survive?’

Trump’s epic challenge in Warsaw: ‘Does the West have the will to survive?’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 9, 2017 U.S President Donald Trump, in a landmark speech in Poland last week, challenged the West to confront threats to its values posed not only by radical Islam but by uncontrolled “government bureaucracy that drains the vitality and wealth of the people.” “Our own fight for the West does not […]

Trump hails ‘triumph of Poland’s spirit’, rallies West against militant Islam and bureaucracy

Trump hails ‘triumph of Poland’s spirit’, rallies West against militant Islam and  bureaucracy

Special to WorldTribune , July 6, 2017 President Donald Trump delivered the following speech from Warsaw’s Krasiński Square after being introduced by first lady Melania Trump: Thank you very much. That’s so nice. The United States has many great diplomats, but there is truly no better ambassador for our country than our beautiful First Lady, […]

‘Absurdistan’: Memo to the sheep being prepared for slaughter

‘Absurdistan’: Memo to the sheep being prepared for slaughter

Special to WorldTribune.com By Alexander Maistrovoy At a Party meeting the Party leader addresses the audience: “All of you will be hung tomorrow. Do you have questions? Silence. The Party leader: “I will repeat the question. Tomorrow you all will be hung. Does anybody want to say anything?” A timid voice is heard from the […]