A Hugo Chavez moment, north of the border

A Hugo Chavez moment, north of the border

Jeffrey T. Kuhner President Obama has given himself the powers to declare martial law — especially in the event of a war with Iran. It is a sweeping power grab that should worry every American. On March 16, the White House released an executive order, “National Defense Resources Preparedness.” The document is stunning in its […]

Consequences of transferring the world’s best technology to a slave state

Consequences of transferring the world’s best technology to a slave state

Lev Navrozov Marx and Lenin, and later Soviet propaganda, asserted that crimes and criminals exist due to poverty in the “capitalist world.” In their “socialist-communist world,” there will be no poverty and hence no desire for wealth. After the “socialists-communists” had seized power in Russia, Lenin became the head of the government. Why? Allegedly, because […]

Terror in France and the chilling prospect of sleeper cells also in the USA

Terror in France and the chilling prospect of sleeper cells also in the USA

John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — A spate of seven seemingly unexplained serial killings has shocked France with the uncomfortable realization that the specter of terrorism has not vanished. But the shootings of three soldiers and later, the calculated cold- blooded rampage at a Jewish school killing a rabbi and three children, turned the tragedy […]

Israeli student team launches nano-satellite project

Israeli student team launches nano-satellite project

Special to WorldTribune.com TEL AVIV — An Israeli university has overseen a program meant to form a constellation of nano-satellites. The Israel Technical Institute, known as the Technion, has hosted a nano-satellite project called CAESAR. Organizers said the program, administered by the state-owned Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, called for a constellation of 48 Cubesats. “The […]

‘Precious’ satellites, long-range missiles and food aid all in time for Kim Il-Sung’s 100th birthday extravaganza

‘Precious’ satellites, long-range missiles and food aid all in time for Kim Il-Sung’s 100th birthday extravaganza

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk, East-Asia-Intel.com SEOUL — North Korea’s claim of a serious scientific reason for planning to fire off a long-range missile next month with a satellite for a payload is couched in such sincere-sounding lingo that one has to wonder if the North’s scientists and engineers actually may have something in […]

What good are technological advances if common sense is going the way of dinosaurs?

What good are technological advances if common sense is going the way of dinosaurs?

Sol W. Sanders [See Archive Imagine a graph representing world problems: There are two mounting growth lines. One represents “technology”, defined as “the application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes.” The other charts “common sense”, defined as “sound and prudent judgment based on a simple perception of the situation or facts.” At the upper corner […]

Kasparov checkmated world’s top computers but could not best Putin’s political muscle

Kasparov checkmated world’s top computers but could not best Putin’s political muscle

Lev Navrozov Garry Kasparov is a Russian chess grandmaster, widely regarded as the greatest chess player of our time. In 1985, at age 22, Kasparov became the youngest-ever undisputed World Chess Champion. In 1989, Kasparov defeated the chess computer Deep Thought in both games of a two-game match. In 1996, he won the match against […]

Netanyahu’s gift to Obama jeopardized the 2800-year-old bond between two peoples

Netanyahu’s gift to Obama jeopardized the 2800-year-old bond between two peoples

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sheda Vasseghi, FreePressers.com During their most recent meeting, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave President Barack Obama a copy of the Book of Esther as a symbol of his fears for Israel if the Islamic Republic of Iran becomes nuclear. While this gesture effectively telegraphed to the American public the message […]

Saudi loses student visa over ‘indicators’ of security issues: He threatened to blow up White House

Saudi loses student visa over ‘indicators’ of security issues: He threatened to blow up White House

Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — A Saudi national has lost his student visa to the U.S.  after triggering “several indicators of national security concerns”. “ICE [Immigration and Customs Enforcement] special agents from our Washington, D.C., office arrested a Saudi Arabian national who was admitted as an F-1 non-immigrant student and violated the term and condition […]

Morality and foreign policy: Once again, the U.S. is asked, ‘for God’s sake, do something!’

Morality and foreign policy: Once again, the U.S. is asked, ‘for God’s sake, do something!’

Sol W. Sanders [See Archive A perennial American foreign policy debate sets “realism” against “idealism”, national interest versus morality. The dichotomy is often overstated. The two currents divide and merge incessantly in the flow of implementation of any concrete overseas policy and tactics. American statesmen have argued — contemporary politicians still do as did The […]