Trump blames Iran for Yemen war as Congress takes aim at Saudis

Trump blames Iran for Yemen war as Congress takes aim at Saudis

by WorldTribune Staff, December 12, 2018 Under pressure from Congress to end U.S. support for the Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen, President Donald Trump said “I’d want to see Iran pull out of Yemen too.” “I hate to see what’s going on in Yemen, but it takes two to tango,” Trump said in a Dec. 11 […]

Willing to give up their private jets? These climate change advocates declined to answer

Willing to give up their private jets? These climate change advocates declined to answer

by WorldTribune Staff, December 12, 2018 Businesses, foundations and individuals who often lecture all of Earth’s inhabitants on their carbon footprints and are vocal supporters of the Paris Agreement on global warming lost their voices when asked if they were prepared to give up their CO2-spewing private jets. The Daily Caller News Foundation said it […]

Before leaving Congress, Dave Brat submits bill to protect First Amendment rights on campus

Before leaving Congress, Dave Brat submits bill to protect First Amendment rights on campus

by WorldTribune Staff, December 12, 2018 Rep. Dave Brat has proposed legislation on Dec. 10 to safeguard the First Amendment on college campuses and end forced “free speech zones.” The Student Rights Act would “protect students’ rights to free speech, right of assembly and right of association at public institutions of higher education. It would […]

Constitutional expert Mark Levin weighs in on Trump indictment uproar

Constitutional expert Mark Levin weighs in on Trump indictment uproar

by WorldTribune Staff, December 11, 2018 News of the Dec. 7 sentencing memos of lawyer Michael Cohen by Special Counsel Robert Mueller and New York’s Southern District prosecutors played in a continuous loop on Mainstream Media. By Dec. 11, radio host Mark Levin who is also a legal expert specializing in the U.S. Constitution, had […]

Journalists’ lives at risk in Ortega’s socialist Nicaragua

Journalists’ lives at risk in Ortega’s socialist Nicaragua

by WorldTribune Staff, December 11, 2018 Since anti-government protests broke out in socialist Nicaragua in April, more than 270 people have been killed and 2,000 injured. The world is aware of the situation thanks in large part to the nation’s independent media outlets. The Free Oress has now become a major target of President Daniel […]

One hundred more home church Christians arrested by China over the weekend

One hundred more home church Christians arrested by China over the weekend

by WorldTribune Staff, December 10, 2018 Chinese authorities on Dec. 9 arrested 100 members of an underground Christian church in Sichuan province. In coordinated raids in districts of the provincial capital of Chengdu, police targeted members of the unofficial Early Rain Covenant Church. In February, China’s Religious Affairs Regulation was amended to give officials more […]

‘Our diplomatic map has changed’: Gulf Arab state allows Israeli flights

‘Our diplomatic map has changed’: Gulf Arab state allows Israeli flights

by WorldTribune Staff, December 10, 2018 Oman will allow Israeli passenger jets to use its airspace, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Dec. 10. Speaking at an Israeli Foreign Ministry conference, Netanyahu revealed that Israeli passenger jets will now be permitted to fly over the Gulf Arab state on the southeastern end of the […]

China sees red over arrest of Huawei chief

China sees red over arrest of Huawei chief

by WorldTribune Staff, December 9, 2018 China’s Foreign Ministry has summoned U.S. Ambassador Terry Branstad in response to the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou and vowed to take “further action” if needed. Meng was arrested in Vancouver on Dec. 1 on the orders of U.S. authorities for allegedly violating American sanctions on selling technology […]

Comey suffered memory lapses in Friday’s testimony but recalled key talking points

Comey suffered memory lapses in Friday’s testimony but recalled key talking points

by WorldTribune Staff, December 9, 2018 Former FBI Director James Comey seemed to suffer memory loss on several occasions during closed-door testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on Dec. 7 and at times struggled with simple questions on FBI procedure, according to a transcript from the meeting. Under questioning by Republicans on the committee, Comey […]

U.S. Navy checks China, establishes new norm for Taiwan Strait

U.S. Navy checks China, establishes new norm for Taiwan Strait

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct There is no more volatile and sensitive an issue for Beijing than the U.S. military presence in the Taiwan Strait which China considers its own dominance area. Yet the U.S. Navy for the first time since 1969 has re-established its routine presence in the 100-mile wide strategic choke-point, much to […]

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