Washington’s growing China problem is becoming impossible to ignore

Washington’s growing China problem is becoming impossible to ignore

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders The U.S.’ confrontation with an increasingly powerful and incipiently aggressive China is getting much more complicated. There is no question of its high priority among the U.S.’ foreign policy issues. But were you a Chinese strategist attempting to measure an American opponent’s intentions, the contradictory U.S. positions might […]

UN report: ISIL attracting fighters, expanding control in Libya

UN report: ISIL attracting fighters, expanding control in Libya

Special to WorldTribune.com Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) has capitalized on the chaos in Libya to recruit a large number of jihadists and expand its area of control, according to a United Nations report. UN sanctions monitors, in their annual report to the UN Security Council, said ISIL now claims to be the […]

Taylor Force remembered

Taylor Force remembered

Special to WorldTribune.com Taylor Force, the American military veteran murdered by a Palestinian terrorist in Israel on March 8, was remembered as a “good, good man” who left a legacy of service. A native of Lubbock, Texas, Force was a graduate of West Point, a U.S. Army Field Artillery officer who served in Afghanistan and […]

How to answer the ‘unprecedented’, increasingly overheated North Korean rhetoric?

How to answer the ‘unprecedented’, increasingly overheated North Korean rhetoric?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk, EastAsiaIntel.com Ho hum, here we go again. That seems to be the response to the latest rhetorical blasts from Pyongyang as U.S. and South Korean forces dive into their annual war games. A “preemptive nuclear strike”? Destruction of “bases of aggression”? Incineration of Seoul in “a sea of fire […]

Caitlyn unleashed: ‘Country is over’ if Hillary is elected president

Caitlyn unleashed: ‘Country is over’ if Hillary is elected president

Special to WorldTribune.com Caitlyn Jenner ruffled liberal feathers recently when she bashed Hillary Clinton as a “f—ing liar” who the former Olympic decathlon champion would never vote for. In an episode from Season 2 of her reality show “I Am Cait,” Jenner embarks on a bus tour with a group of transgender friends, who are […]

Libya sinks further into chaos as terror, crime groups put down ‘deep roots’

Libya sinks further into chaos as terror, crime groups put down ‘deep roots’

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Five years after the Arab Spring revolutions which swept the Middle East, the expansive North African country of Libya has descended into a dangerous downward spiral in which competing governments, militias, and terrorist elements are all part of a chaotic witches’ brew on the doorstep […]

Egypt finds Gaza smuggling tunnels big enough for trucks

Egypt finds Gaza smuggling tunnels big enough for trucks

Special to WorldTribune.com Egyptian security forces have discovered smuggling tunnels connecting Gaza to Sinai that are large enough to drive trucks through. Egyptian officials believe the tunnels are the source of weapons being used in Sinai by the affiliate of Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL). Most of the weapons were smuggled into Gaza […]

Obama: Hillary’s Libya plan ‘didn’t work’ and now the country is ‘a mess’

Obama: Hillary’s Libya plan ‘didn’t work’ and now the country is ‘a mess’

Special to WorldTribune.com Libya is “a mess” and the plan pushed by Hillary Clinton that ended in the overthrow and death of long-time dictator Col. Moammar Gadhafi “didn’t work,” President Barack Obama said. Sources have said that Obama leaned against intervention but was ultimately persuaded by then-secretary of state Clinton. “We got a UN mandate, […]

Capital ownership crisis: U.S. voters face choice between rage-fear and envy-resentment

Capital ownership crisis: U.S. voters face choice between rage-fear and envy-resentment

Special to WorldTribune.com By Norman Bailey The U.S. presidential election reflects forces that will tear Western society apart unless capital ownership expands beyond the elite. There is a bitter joke in the U.S. that every two years the American people are asked to choose between the stupid party and the evil party, which is which […]