Chinese deal may change U.S. Navy ops at Israel’s port in Haifa

Chinese deal may change U.S. Navy ops at Israel’s port in Haifa

by WorldTribune Staff, December 17, 2018 A Chinese company with close ties to the communist government will assume control of the civilian port in Israel’s largest port city in 2021. The move has prompted the U.S. to reconsider its joint military operations with Israel at the port and leading Israel’s national security cabinet to revisit […]

FBI Counterintel: Chinese spying threatens U.S., ‘future of the world’

FBI Counterintel: Chinese spying threatens U.S., ‘future of the world’

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders Beijing’s ability to get at foreign technology and finances through its ultra sophisticated spying network is becoming a major threat to the U.S. and other Western societies. E.W. Priestap, assistant director of the FBI’s Counterintelligence Division told a Senate committee, Chinese spying threatens “not just the future of […]

U.S. sets new Africa strategy, condemns ‘predatory’ economic policies by Russia, China

U.S. sets new Africa strategy, condemns ‘predatory’ economic policies by Russia, China

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The United States has denounced the “predatory” practices of Russia and China in Africa as it unveiled a refocus of its strategy that will include an end to “indiscriminate assistance across the entire continent.” National-security adviser John Bolton said on Dec. 13 that the new strategy […]

Melania wows the troops at visit to joint base in Hampton, Va.

Melania wows the troops at visit to joint base in Hampton, Va.

by WorldTribune Staff, December 13, 2018 First Lady Melania Trump visited the USS George H.W. Bush and American soldiers at Joint Base Langley in Hampton, Virginia on Dec. 12, and the images captured the spirit of the occasion. Following is a summary of the FLOTUS visit in photos: Check Out Geostrategy-Direct __________ Jump Start the […]

Trump blames Iran for Yemen war as Congress takes aim at Saudis

Trump blames Iran for Yemen war as Congress takes aim at Saudis

by WorldTribune Staff, December 12, 2018 Under pressure from Congress to end U.S. support for the Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen, President Donald Trump said “I’d want to see Iran pull out of Yemen too.” “I hate to see what’s going on in Yemen, but it takes two to tango,” Trump said in a Dec. 11 […]

U.S. Navy checks China, establishes new norm for Taiwan Strait

U.S. Navy checks China, establishes new norm for Taiwan Strait

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct There is no more volatile and sensitive an issue for Beijing than the U.S. military presence in the Taiwan Strait which China considers its own dominance area. Yet the U.S. Navy for the first time since 1969 has re-established its routine presence in the 100-mile wide strategic choke-point, much to […]

U.S. sends warships through Taiwan Strait ahead of Xi-Trump talks at G20

U.S. sends warships through Taiwan Strait ahead of Xi-Trump talks at G20

by WorldTribune Staff, November 29, 2018 Two U.S. Navy warships transited the Taiwan Strait on Nov. 28, on the eve of a meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese supreme leader Xi Jinping at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires. The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale, accompanied by the Henry J. Kaiser-class underway replenishment […]

U.S. issued unprecedented demand to China on missiles in South China Sea

U.S. issued unprecedented demand to China on missiles in South China Sea

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct The Trump administration for the first time is demanding that China remove all anti-ship and anti-aircraft missiles that are deployed on disputed islands in the South China Sea. The demand was made public in a fact sheet distributed by the U.S. State Department earlier this month. The fact sheet outlined […]

Sources: U.S. military border prep sparks narco-gang anger at the ‘caravan’

Sources: U.S. military border prep sparks narco-gang anger at the ‘caravan’

by WorldTribune Staff, November 19, 2018 A Mexican drug cartel blames the migrant caravan for slowing its smuggling operations amid the U.S. military deployment to the U.S.-Mexico border, sources said. Todd Bensman, of the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS), reported on Nov. 19 that the U.S. military presence at the border is curbing drug trafficking […]

White House sees no ‘military solution’ in Afghanistan; Envoy meets Taliban in Qatar

White House sees no ‘military solution’ in Afghanistan; Envoy meets Taliban in Qatar

by WorldTribune Staff, November 18, 2018 The Afghan Taliban recently held talks with a U.S. envoy as the Trump administration pushes for an end to a 17-year conflict the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff admitted there is “no military” solution for. U.S. peace envoy for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad met with high-ranking members […]

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