Russia cheers cancellation of U.S. missile defense for Central Europe

Russia cheers cancellation of U.S. missile defense for Central Europe

Special to WorldTribune.com Compiled by Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com On March 15, the United States announced that a planned project to install missile interceptors in central Europe would be cancelled due to a new threat assessment. The project would have constituted the final phase of a comprehensive missile defense system in the region that Russia has […]

A world in need of leadership: Picking up the post-Cyprus geopolitical pieces

A world in need of leadership: Picking up the post-Cyprus geopolitical pieces

Sol W. Sanders   It’s early on but some new disturbing geopolitical trends are emerging or being emphasized from the Cyprus financial crisis that go far beyond continuing the very real threat to the Euro and the whole economic structure of the European Union. Offstage, it has exposed the growing deterioration of the Russian regime […]

After Arab Spring, Easter hope but mainly fear

After Arab Spring, Easter hope but mainly fear

John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The winds of change continue to swirl throughout the Middle East as the region enters the third year of the socio/political phenomenon optimistically dubbed as the Arab Spring. While political scientists debate the ebb and flow of freedoms and anarchy in the region ranging from Egypt to Libya and […]

Secular McCarthyism: Tyranny by elites threatens the sacred status of marriage and life itself

Secular McCarthyism: Tyranny by elites threatens the sacred status of marriage and life itself

Jeffrey T. Kuhner The homosexual lobby is on the verge of a historic victory. The potential consequences will be calamitous for democracy and the family. It will usher in a brave new world marked by cultural decadence and judicial tyranny. Traditional America will be smashed — probably forever. This week, the Supreme Court heard two […]

‘Marriage equality’: Good PR but is anyone thinking this through?

‘Marriage equality’: Good PR but is anyone thinking this through?

Special to WorldTribune.com By J. Richard Pearcey Author and MSNBC host S.E. Cupp made news in the run-up to CPAC 2013 by withdrawing as a speaker from the annual conservative confab. Her complaint against CPAC is that it would not allow pro-homosexual “marriage” organizations to sponsor the event. Cupp identifies herself as a “proponent of […]

Hip, hot and evolving but the blessing will have to wait

Hip, hot and evolving but the blessing will have to wait

Wesley Pruden Sodomy is the latest hot thing in Washington. You don’t have to participate in it to think how cool it is. The love that dare not speak its name has become the passion that shouts from the housetops. Closets are emptying all over town. From now on – “going forward,” in the cliché […]

The Holy Land: Just another stop for the eternal campaigner

The Holy Land: Just another stop for the eternal campaigner

Sol W. Sanders   So now we know what President Obama’s trip to Israel was all about: There was more than a little puzzlement. He had waited through almost five years of his first administration to visit America’s only trusted ally in the Mideast. He had made a grand tour of the region early on, […]

Rare opportunities amid monumental stupidity in Cyprus

Rare opportunities amid monumental stupidity in Cyprus

Special to WorldTribune.com By Norman Bailey It has been said that history repeats itself, first as tragedy and then as farce. The interminable European economic/financial crisis neatly illustrates that saying. Mishandled from the beginning by a clueless set of politicians and bureaucrats, the most recent episode descends into a melancholy comedy of intentional and unintentional […]

UN survey cites rise of the Global South

UN survey cites rise of the Global South

John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — “The rise of the South is unprecedented in its speed and scale…when dozens of countries and billions of people move up the development ladder as they are doing today, it has a direct impact on wealth creation and broader human progress,” cites the glowing introduction to the UN Development […]