U.S., South Korea to strengthen deterrence in policy shift under Seoul’s new leader

U.S., South Korea to strengthen deterrence in policy shift under Seoul’s new leader

FPI / May 26, 2022 Geostrategy-Direct.com The United States and South Korea have reconfirmed that the U.S. will deploy strategic assets, which could include long-range strategic bombers capable of carrying nuclear weapons, at the appropriate time as a means of deterring the Kim Jong-Un regime’s nuclear buildup. In the summit on May 21, newly elected […]

Spy scandal compromised U.S.-ROK command bunker in Seoul; Defector claims 120,000 spies in South

Spy scandal compromised U.S.-ROK command bunker in Seoul; Defector claims 120,000 spies in South

by WorldTribune Staff, May 4, 2022 Using a specially-designed spy watch, South Korean operatives working for North Korea compromised a U.S.-South Korea (ROK) Command, Control, Computer, and Intelligence system located in a bunker at the Ministry of National Defense in Seoul, a report said. A South Korean military officer and a defense contractor for IT […]

Warplanes from Russia, China neared South Korean air space hours before ICBM test

Warplanes from Russia, China neared South Korean air space hours before ICBM test

FPI / April 20, 2022 Geostrategy-Direct.com Russian and Chinese military planes flew into South Korea’s air defense zone just as North Korea was set to test-fire an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), a South Korean official said. On March 24, two Russian planes flew into the South’s air defense identification zone (KADIZ) without prior notice, prompting […]

Looking East, beyond Ukraine: North Korea exploits a lapse in U.S. leadership

Looking East, beyond Ukraine: North Korea exploits a lapse in U.S. leadership

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler As Ukraine’s conflict churns on, most countries remain fixated on the deadly clash between the Russian invaders and heroically spirited Ukrainian defenders. This war in Europe after all has reawakened political and strategic attention along the old East/West axis. Yet thousands of miles beyond the widening tragedy in […]

Covid-related early voting irregularities reported in South Korea

Covid-related early voting irregularities reported in South Korea

by WorldTribune Staff, March 8, 2022 South Korea’s National Election Commission (NEC) reportedly mishandled ballots of Covid patients during early voting in the presidential election. Some of the early voters were given ballots already filled in for ruling Democrats’ party candidate Lee Jae-Myung, reports said. Lee and Yoon Suk-Yeol of the conservative main opposition People […]

Three ‘whistleblowers’ linked to leftist S. Korean presidential candidate are dead

Three ‘whistleblowers’ linked to leftist S. Korean presidential candidate are dead

by WorldTribune Staff, March 8, 2022 Three men who were potential whistleblowers in a real estate scandal involving South Korean presidential candidate Lee Jae-Myung have turned up dead, a report said. “The ruling party’s candidate for the top job is suspected of profiting immensely from a multi-million-dollar real estate swindle, which allegedly included members of […]

How Team Biden helped bail out a state sponsor of terrorism at the UN

How Team Biden helped bail out a state sponsor of terrorism at the UN

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler In a truly bizarre twist of international diplomacy which would have baffled even the denizens of Monty Python, the Islamic Republic of Iran whose UN membership dues were in arrears and thus barring the country’s General Assembly voting rights, was figuratively bailed out by an unlikely source, a […]

Appeasing the mullahs: Biden, South Korea help Iran pay its dues at the United Nations

Appeasing the mullahs: Biden, South Korea help Iran pay its dues at the United Nations

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, January 25, 2022 Sanctions imposed on Iran by the Trump administration were so devastating that the mullahs in Teheran were unable to pay dues owed to the United Nations. As a consequence, the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism lost its voting rights at the UN. Was this not a victory […]

Flashback: Dean Acheson’s fateful speech and the outbreak of the Korean War on June 25, 1950

Flashback: Dean Acheson’s fateful speech and the outbreak of the Korean War on June 25, 1950

Special to WorldTribune.com 247 Real News, January 21, 2022 by Miles Maochun Yu, Hoover Institution,, Originally published March 9, 2017 On Jan. 12 1950, Secretary of State Dean Acheson gave a well-crafted speech at the National Press Club, a speech which has lived in infamy since its delivery, still haunting the U.S. and its allies […]

Global economic growth faces pandemic and inflationary undertows

Global economic growth faces pandemic and inflationary undertows

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler The global economy is hardly out of the woods yet. The resurgent Corona virus pandemic, coupled with labor shortages and an inflationary surge not seen in a generation, have served as an undertow to wider and sustainable economic growth. “The world is now two years into the COVID-19 […]

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