Where’s Vladimir? Kremlin spokesmen vague on Putin’s health

Where’s Vladimir? Kremlin spokesmen vague on Putin’s health

Special to WorldTribune.com Compiled by Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com The Kremlin is adamant that rumors about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ill health are only rumors. But Putin has not been meeting his scheduled events over the past couple of months. In early November, Putin spokesman Dmitry Peskov confirmed that Putin suffered from some illness. He denied […]

FLASHBACK: Where did Saddam’s WMD go? To Syria …

FLASHBACK: Where did Saddam’s WMD go? To Syria …

Special to WorldTribune.com (Originally posted on Aug. 26, 2003.) U.S. intelligence suspects Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction have finally been located. Unfortunately, getting to them will be nearly impossible for the United States and its allies, because the containers with the strategic materials are not in Iraq. Instead they are located in Lebanon’s heavily-fortified Bekaa […]

Reefer madness in Soros nation?

Reefer madness in Soros nation?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Cliff Kincaid As more states embrace legalization of marijuana — a pet cause of George Soros for decades — the British publication The Independent has published a groundbreaking series of articles by journalist Patrick Cockburn on how his son went insane smoking the drug. Cockburn and his son Henry, who was […]

With policies in flux among world powers, N. Korea again threatens to go ballistic

With policies in flux among world powers, N. Korea again threatens to go ballistic

John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The impending launch of a North Korean ballistic missile has as much to do with the propaganda goal of putting a satellite into orbit as to serve as a less than subtle bullying to neighboring states all undergoing a period of political transition. Though Pyongyang has forewarned regional governments […]

2012’s high-stakes spin war: George Soros won, Karl Rove lost

2012’s high-stakes spin war: George Soros won, Karl Rove lost

Special to WorldTribune.com By Cliff Kincaid Fox News contributor Karl Rove was criticized in the media for objecting to the channel calling Ohio for Barack Obama on election night. The state of Ohio did in fact go for Obama and the channel was correct in making that prediction. Like many other Fox News commentators, Rove […]

The stench of Benghazi: Select committee must be impaneled now

The stench of Benghazi: Select committee must be impaneled now

Sol W. Sanders   Despite superficial controversy either purposely manufactured by the Obama administration to cover its tracks or simply the product of a kept main stream media, fundamental issues associated with the assassination of four Americans hovers ghostlike over the political scene. Neither Gen. David Petraeus’ sexual peccadilloes — and, apparently, other high level […]

Defector blasts tourists to N. Korea, asks why U.S. failed to stop genocide abroad

Defector blasts tourists to N. Korea, asks why U.S. failed to stop genocide abroad

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk, East-Asia-Intel.com WASHINGTON — Shin Dong-Hyuk has an unequivocal message for anyone contemplating a trip to North Korea: Don’t go, you’re only aiding and abetting a money-hungry regime. Shin, who remains the only person to have escaped from North Korea’s notorious Camp 14, offered that blunt view at a session […]

Named but not shamed: UN Rights Committee cites abuses in Syria, Iran and N. Korea

Named but not shamed: UN Rights Committee cites abuses in Syria, Iran and N. Korea

John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Tis’ the season in the General Assembly for some serious if generally overlooked work and reports. An Assembly committee has soundly condemned the continuing human and political rights abuses in three global transgressors; Syria, the Islamic Republic of Iran, and the quaintly titled Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, aka […]

Reporter forgives Petraeus, attacks Fox, calls Benghazi ‘small firefight’

Reporter forgives Petraeus, attacks Fox, calls Benghazi ‘small firefight’

Special to WorldTribune.com By Cliff Kincaid A former Washington Post reporter is excusing the secret sex life and lies of David Petraeus, the retired general who resigned in disgrace as Obama’s CIA director. Petraeus and his mistress Paul Broadwell are currently under investigation for unauthorized disclosure and possession of classified information. Thomas E. Ricks, a […]

Same-sex marriage: On this issue George W. was smart and Romney was dumb

Same-sex marriage: On this issue George W. was smart and Romney was dumb

Special to WorldTribune.com By Cliff Kincaid Conservative columnist and author Ann Coulter is trying to rationalize her outspoken support for Mitt Romney in the wake of his stunning defeat. “Romney was not the problem” is the title over her latest column. “Don’t Blame Romney” was the title over her column immediately after his defeat. “Romney […]