Early reports by German intelligence detail massive strike on Nord Stream pipelines

Early reports by German intelligence detail massive strike on Nord Stream pipelines

by WorldTribune Staff, September 29, 2022 German security officials believe “highly effective explosive devices” were used to in sabotage attacks on Russia’s Nord Stream 1 and Nord Stream 2 pipelines. Der Spiegel reported on Thursday that the intelligence officials calculated that explosive devices with an effect comparable to that of 500 kilograms (about 1,100 pounds) […]

From ‘Finlandization’ to an expanded NATO: ‘Not without risk’

From ‘Finlandization’ to an expanded NATO: ‘Not without risk’

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler Just a year ago, the political odds of comfortably neutral Sweden and Finland joining NATO were a long shot; Vladimir Putin’s attack on Ukraine changed the military threat and jolted the political calculus. At last week’s NATO Summit in Madrid, both countries were fast-tracked to full membership in […]

Meanwhile, mask-free Sweden nears zero daily Covid deaths

Meanwhile, mask-free Sweden nears zero daily Covid deaths

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, August 3, 2021 In response to the so-called Delta variant of Covid-19, the CDC in July advised all Americans to wear masks whenever indoors. Meanwhile, Sweden dropped its last mask recommendation, for public transportation, on July 1. Sweden never locked down or imposed mask mandates. Sweden is currently hovering at zero […]

Sweden, which never locked down, has not seen spike in new covid cases

Sweden, which never locked down, has not seen spike in new covid cases

by WorldTribune Staff, September 20, 2020 As the number of coronavirus infections surges across Europe, Sweden has some of the lowest numbers of new cases and only 14 virus patients in intensive care. Unlike most of Europe, Sweden never locked down its population early in the pandemic. It never closed schools, restaurants, gyms or even […]

Sweden’s virus solution: No masks, open schools

Sweden’s virus solution: No masks, open schools

by WorldTribune Staff, August 5, 2020 Sweden never went into lockdown. It doesn’t require face masks. It kept its restaurants and bars open. It kept its students in school. Outspoken media outlets and politicians around the globe were highly critical of Sweden’s approach to the coronavirus. But, since a surge in virus deaths in April, […]

Herd immunity approach succeeds in Sweden, ruled out by Dr. Fauci

Herd immunity approach succeeds in Sweden, ruled out by Dr. Fauci

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, May 14, 2020 Sweden has chosen not to go the lockdown route in response to the coronavirus. Officials say the country’s capital, Stockholm, could see herd immunity from the virus as early as this month. Dr. David Katz, the founding director of the Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center in Connecticut, told Fox […]

Sweden responds firmly to China threats

Sweden responds firmly to China threats

FPI / May 4, 2020 Analysis by Paul Crespo While communist China has long touted its alleged “peaceful rise” as a global power, its increasingly brutish and bullying behavior toward less powerful countries has shown a harsher reality. Sweden is just the most recent example. Fortunately, Sweden is pushing back. As Axios reports, “a series […]

Sweden could see herd immunity in weeks

Sweden could see herd immunity in weeks

by WorldTribune Staff, April 23, 2020 Sweden’s top epidemiologist said “herd immunity” to coronavirus could be reached in Stockholm within weeks. Sweden, unlike its Scandinavian neighbors, did not impose a lockdown amid the COVID-19 outbreak, instead employing a strategy aimed at building a broad-base of immunity while protecting at-risk groups. “In major parts of Sweden, […]

Sweden’s coronavirus approach ‘based on individuals taking responsibility’

Sweden’s coronavirus approach ‘based on individuals taking responsibility’

by WorldTribune Staff, April 21, 2020 Taking a different approach to the coronavirus crisis than its Scandinavian neighbors, Sweden has left its schools, gyms, cafes, bars and restaurants open throughout the pandemic. The government is relying on citizens to act responsibly and follow social distancing guidelines. Most limitations announced by Swedish authorities are no more […]

‘Hungry for the God who loves’: Battered wife fled Iran, began ministry for Muslims

‘Hungry for the God who loves’: Battered wife fled Iran, began ministry for Muslims

by WorldTribune Staff, March 9, 2020 Having survived an abusive marriage, a Muslim woman from Iran made her way to Sweden to lead a Christian ministry for Muslims, a report said. Annahita Parsan, “as a young woman in a Muslim culture was powerless and insignificant,” Dale Hurd wrote for CBN News on March 6. “Her […]

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