Strategist: Al-Baghdadi is dead, but U.S. still lacks strategy for militant Islam

Strategist: Al-Baghdadi is dead, but U.S. still lacks strategy for militant Islam

by WorldTribune Staff, October 28, 2019 What strategic impact will the death of Islamic State (ISIS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi have on the U.S.’s 18-year war on terror? While indeed it is a win for the U.S., Baghdadi’s death will likely “not have any significant strategic impact in the broader Islamic movement across the globe,” […]

DOJ: ‘Trained and skilled’ Hizbullah operative living in NJ scouted landmarks for attacks

DOJ: ‘Trained and skilled’ Hizbullah operative living in NJ scouted landmarks for attacks

by WorldTribune Staff, September 20, 2019 The Department of Justice has charged a Hizbullah operative who was residing in New Jersey with providing material support to a designated terror group after he was found to have scouted locations in New York, Boston and Washington, D.C. for potential terrorist attacks. The nine-count indictment against Alexei Saab, […]

Zawahiri marks September 11 by calling for attacks on U.S., Israeli targets

Zawahiri marks September 11 by calling for attacks on U.S., Israeli targets

by WorldTribune Staff, September 12, 2019 Al Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawhairi in a video released on Wednesday, the 18th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks, called on Muslims to carry out new attacks on targets in the United States, Europe and Israel. “If you want jihad to be focused solely on military targets, […]

Hillary’s 2011 deal and Islam’s long war with Christianity

Hillary’s 2011 deal and Islam’s long war with Christianity

by WorldTribune Staff, September 11, 2019 The attacks carried out by Islamic terrorists on September 11, 2001 in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania were an attack on “freedom itself,” then-President George W. Bush said. “America was targeted … because we’re the brightest beacon for freedom and opportunity in the world … I ask for your […]

Grim reality: ISIS defeated but regrouping in Africa, Europe, Afghanistan

Grim reality: ISIS defeated but regrouping in Africa, Europe, Afghanistan

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Despite its territorial defeat in Syria and facing setbacks in Iraq and elsewhere throughout the Middle East, the Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL) is not yet beaten as a terrorist organization. That’s the grim but realistic assessment of the UN’s Counter-terrorism Chief Vladimir Voronkov who […]

U.S. media differ on leaked intel reports of bin Laden heir’s demise

U.S. media differ on leaked intel reports of bin Laden heir’s demise

FPI / August 8, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com The son of late Al Qaida leader Osama bin Laden was killed in a U.S.-supported operation, according to reports citing U.S. intelligence officials. Separate reports said only that he was believed to have been killed. Hamza bin Laden, thought to be about age 30, had in recent years been […]

Those of us who lived in the USSR know what Tommy Robinson can expect in Belmarsh prison

Those of us who lived in the USSR know what Tommy Robinson can expect in Belmarsh prison

Special to WorldTribune.com Commentary by Alexander Maistrovoy Western elites have mastered the Soviet arsenal of repressions perfectly. The report stating that Tommy Robinson was transferred to a special closed prison Belmarsh in the South of London, which was described as “jihadi training camp”, has brought an ominous deja-vu to me. In the 1990s, we learned […]

Iran-backed Hizbullah strengthens ties with Lebanon, Yemen; Israel IDs missile commander

Iran-backed Hizbullah strengthens ties with Lebanon, Yemen; Israel IDs missile commander

FPI / July 17, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com Hizbullah’s precision missile operations in Lebanon are under the command of an Iranian engineer, an Israeli news outlet reported. I24 News identified the commander as Majed Naveed, an engineer with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). Lebanon’s leadership, meanwhile, makes no secret of the fact that the partnership between […]

President Trump in Tokyo: U.S. wants nukeless Iran, not seeking regime change

President Trump in Tokyo: U.S. wants nukeless Iran, not seeking regime change

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty U.S. President Donald Trump, who is on a state visit to Japan, has said that the United States is not seeking regime change in Iran, amid heightened tensions between the two countries. “We’re not looking for regime change, we’re looking for no nuclear weapons,” Trump said […]

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