Bolton invokes Monroe Doctrine crisis as Moscow sends troops to Venezuela

Bolton invokes Monroe Doctrine crisis as Moscow sends troops to Venezuela

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders The rogue regime of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas has raised the ante against the U.S. and most Latin American states which had recognized Juan Guaidó. Guaidó, an opponent. Guaidó constitutionally assumed power under a provision which stipulates the President of the National Assembly takes up presidential […]

America’s disturbing political shift . . . in Europe’s Islamic direction

America’s disturbing political shift . . . in Europe’s Islamic direction

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders Unfortunately the election of Muslim representatives to the Congress has taken the kind of turn that can only make the majority — Christians and Jews — even more nervous. The argument has been, of course, that Muslims are only another brand of the Abrahamic religions and therefore part […]

FBI Counterintel: Chinese spying threatens U.S., ‘future of the world’

FBI Counterintel: Chinese spying threatens U.S., ‘future of the world’

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders Beijing’s ability to get at foreign technology and finances through its ultra sophisticated spying network is becoming a major threat to the U.S. and other Western societies. E.W. Priestap, assistant director of the FBI’s Counterintelligence Division told a Senate committee, Chinese spying threatens “not just the future of […]

U.S.-China ties deteriorating as White House confronts aggressive global investment scheme

U.S.-China ties deteriorating as White House confronts aggressive global investment scheme

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders Although military flash points in the Japan Sea and the South China Seas as well as the Bab el Mandeb Strait [between the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea] appear to be calmer, relations between Washington and Beijing are deteriorating. This is due to a growing trade war […]

Shrinking ‘made-in-Japan’ work force sparks identity crisis, policy fight

Shrinking ‘made-in-Japan’ work force sparks identity crisis, policy fight

Special to WorldTribune.com Despite the widespread view that Japan is ethnically homogeneous, Professor John Lie argued in “Multiethnic Japan” (Harvard Press) that it is more accurate to describe Japan as a multiethnic society. Such claims have long been rejected by other sectors of Japanese society such as former Japanese Prime Minister Tarō Asō, who once […]

The Gaza blowup and prospects for a ‘three-state solution’

The Gaza blowup and prospects for a ‘three-state solution’

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders The Israel-Arab peace effort is suddenly exploding. But whether all this movement will usher in the Trump Administration’s promise “of a peace of the century” is another question. After a year’s discussions led by Trump’s Jewish son-in-law, Jared Kushner, the Administration Special Mideast representative, the president’s design is […]

A ‘nationalist’ White House resumes U.S. global leadership, including Latin America

A ‘nationalist’ White House resumes U.S. global leadership, including Latin America

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders After eight years of the Obama Administration’s whining, false modesty and general incompetence, President Donald K. Trump has backed into the U.S.’ logical if not inevitable role as world leader. [Aspirations for United Nations assumption of that responsibility are at best disappointing.] It is ironic, to say the […]

After the October outrages, here is my informed speculation about next week’s election

After the October outrages, here is my informed speculation about next week’s election

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders There is enormous potential importance to next week’s Mid-term elections; perhaps as much as the hype that has been given them by the media. The media — a majority of it seemingly highly anti-Trump, and their polls, given their recent poor performances, are not a lot of help […]

How China’s Communist Party and ethnic Han majority are erasing Muslim minorities

How China’s Communist Party and ethnic Han majority are erasing Muslim minorities

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders China has launched an aggressive defense of its policies in the far western territory of Xinjiang, home to about 12 million various Muslim minorities. An estimated 1 million Muslims are being held at “counterextremism centers” and millions more have been forced into “reeducation camps”. Uyghurs, a Central Asian […]

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