Trump signs legislation to help religious minorities in Iraq, Syria

Trump signs legislation to help religious minorities in Iraq, Syria

by WorldTribune Staff, December 13, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump on Dec. 11 signed legislation to direct U.S. humanitarian assistance to persecuted religious minorities in Iraq and Syria who were targeted for genocide by Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists. “In recent years, ISIS has committed horrifying atrocities against religious and ethnic minorities in Syria and Iraq, […]

Melania wows the troops at visit to joint base in Hampton, Va.

Melania wows the troops at visit to joint base in Hampton, Va.

by WorldTribune Staff, December 13, 2018 First Lady Melania Trump visited the USS George H.W. Bush and American soldiers at Joint Base Langley in Hampton, Virginia on Dec. 12, and the images captured the spirit of the occasion. Following is a summary of the FLOTUS visit in photos: Check Out Geostrategy-Direct __________ Jump Start the […]

Cohen’s and Manafort’s main crimes: Later association with Trump

Cohen’s and Manafort’s main crimes: Later association with Trump

by WorldTribune Staff, December 13, 2018 For all the media focus on Russia, Russia, Russia, both Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort wound up being convicted of pre-Trump era tax cheating in indictments brought by the special counsel whose mandate supposedly focused on Moscow’s interference in the 2016 election.. But, Robert Mueller apparently got just what […]

Why the South Korean president never mentions human rights in the North

Why the South Korean president never mentions human rights in the North

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk It’s fine to talk to the North Koreans about their nukes and missiles. Go ahead and tell them they’re a threat to the world, the human race, to civilization. No problem. The North’s stock retort is they’re needed for self-defense against the Americans, who bombed our country indiscriminately in […]

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 […]

Blackmail at the border: Give us $50,000 each and we’ll go home, migrants demand

Blackmail at the border: Give us $50,000 each and we’ll go home, migrants demand

by WorldTribune Staff, December 12, 2018 Caravan migrants at the U.S. southern border have a proposal for President Donald Trump – give them each 50 grand and they’ll go back to their countries of origin. The blackmail attempt was in a list of demands reportedly sent to the U.S. consulate in Tijuana. Washington Times columnist […]

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 […]

Guess who is world’s top jailer of journalists? Time’s tribute to ‘Guardians’ made no mention

Guess who is world’s top jailer of journalists? Time’s tribute  to ‘Guardians’ made no mention

by WorldTribune Staff, December 12, 2018 In naming persecuted journalists as its persons of the year for 2018, Time magazine presented an extensive analysis of the state of the free press worldwide. The name of the world’s top jailer of journalists – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan – was not mentioned. Special honors went to […]

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 […]

U.S. takes aim at Venezuela’s gold stashed in Bank of England

U.S. takes aim at Venezuela’s gold stashed in Bank of England

by WorldTribune Staff, December 11, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump last month signed an executive order sanctioning Venezuela’s gold exports and banning American citizens from dealing with anyone involved in “corrupt or deceptive” gold sales from the socialist South American nation. The move by Trump tightens sanctions that effectively seal almost 16 tons of Venezuelan […]

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