Is God a Marxist? Top American Catholics and the far left

Is God a Marxist? Top American Catholics and the far left

Special to WorldTribune.com By Cliff Kincaid A top aide to a left-wing American Catholic Cardinal, reportedly in the running for the job of pope, taught a course called “Matthew, Marx, Luke, and John” at a pro-Marxist think tank in Washington, D.C. The course included a discussion of “the future of the Christian alliance with Marxism” […]

Video reveals ‘Gangnam Style’ has infiltrated North Korea

Video reveals ‘Gangnam Style’ has infiltrated North Korea

Special to WorldTribune.com East-Asia-Intel.com South Korea’s latest pop culture, including the international hit song “Gangnam Style,” has found its way into the tightly-controlled North Korean world, a video footage shows. In the clips, two North Koreans are sitting in a dark room with a blanket over their head to hide themselves, moving their shoulders up […]

Mr. Paul goes to Washington and draws blood on both sides of the aisle

Mr. Paul goes to Washington and draws blood on both sides of the aisle

Jeffrey T. Kuhner Sen. Rand Paul has lit a fuse, one that threatens to blow up President Obama’s secret drone program. The Kentucky Republican on Wednesday held a nearly 13-hour filibuster opposing John O. Brennan’s nomination as CIA director. Mr. Paul’s action was prompted by a shocking admission from the administration: Namely, Attorney General Eric […]

Slam dunk for North Korea: Way to go HBO, and whose idea was this anyway?

Slam dunk for North Korea: Way to go HBO, and whose idea was this anyway?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk, East-Asia-Intel.com This just in — Dennis Rodman wasn’t quite Kim Jong-Un’s first choice as his guest for fun and games in Pyongyang. There was actually a move afoot to invite Michael Jordan, but there was a catch. The idea was that he would have gone with the blessing of […]

Militant Islam aligns with Russia abroad, devours its ‘soft underbelly’ at home

Militant Islam aligns with Russia abroad, devours its ‘soft underbelly’ at home

Special to WorldTribune.com By Alexander Maistrovoy Following the prayer in the Moscow Cathedral Mosque, during his visit in February 2010, Hamas leader Khaled Masha’al admitted that in the Council of Muftis of Russia it felt like home. While the statement probably pleased the Russian leaders, in reality these words should have alerted them. Whether it […]

Barack Obama, Huey Long and the totalitarian temptation

Barack Obama, Huey Long and the totalitarian temptation

Sol W. Sanders   We live in dangerous times. Not so much that the world economy threatens to crash, that our carefully nuanced political system in the U.S. is momentarily checkmated, or even that while the U.S. is running the highest unemployment rates in recent memory the European Community has not resolved its disintegrating common […]

Iran’s Navy enters the Pacific Ocean for first time since 1979

Iran’s Navy enters the Pacific Ocean for first time since 1979

Special to WorldTribune.com Compiled by Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com The Iranian Navy’s flotilla will provide maritime protection to Iranian merchant ships in open seas in areas far away from Iranian coast, Iran’s Navy chief, Adm. Habibollah Sayyari announced on Feb. 25. The following day Sayyari said the 24th fleet, including a destroyer and the Khark helicopter […]

Woodward’s and Wikipedia’s cozy and biased take on the Obama White House

Woodward’s and Wikipedia’s cozy and biased take on the Obama White House

Special to WorldTribune.com By Cliff Kincaid If the White House will push Bob Woodward around on such a mundane matter as Obama’s role in a budget stand-off, what else will they do? A look at Wikipedia’s page on Obama’s communist mentor Frank Marshall Davis might give us some indication. It is apparent that Obama supporters […]

General Thurman? North Korea on the line sir

General Thurman? North Korea on the line sir

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk, East-Asia-Intel.com Pyongyang’s claim to have called Gen. James Thurman, commander of U.S. Forces Korea, to warn him about “a grave situation” on the Korean Peninsula inspires speculation about what the general and his caller from the North might have talked about. North Korea did not say who made the […]

Al Jazeera hires GOP lobbyists to counter scrutiny by Congress to Current TV deal

Al Jazeera hires GOP lobbyists to counter scrutiny by Congress to Current TV deal

Special to WorldTribune.com By Cliff Kincaid Rep. Tim Murphy, who holds a senior position on the House Energy and Commerce Committee as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, has called on the Obama administration to explain whether Al Jazeera’s purchase of Current TV from former Democratic Vice President Al Gore was given any […]