New NATO: After Trump confronted allies in June, major exercise heralds new lease on life

New NATO: After Trump confronted allies in June, major exercise heralds new lease on life

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders Considered by many historians as the most successful alliance in history, the 89-year-old North American Treaty Organization has a new lease on life. NATO’s largest war games in more than 16 years, the Trident Juncture exercise in Norway, Oct. 25-Nov. 10, will include more than 45,000 Alliance troops […]

Report: Google will ‘shift toward censorship’ to appease China

Report: Google will ‘shift toward censorship’ to appease China

by WorldTribune Staff, October 10, 2018 Google is likely to willfully comply with censorship demands to gain a foothold in countries with authoritarian governments, a leaked document says. “The Good Censor” document concludes that Google “will have to continue its move towards censorship if it wishes to appease national governments and continue its global expansion. It […]

China abducts Interpol president; columnist calls for China’s suspension from Interpol

China abducts Interpol president; columnist calls for China’s suspension from Interpol

by WorldTribune Staff, October 11, 2018 The Chinese government on Oct. 7 confirmed that Interpol President Meng Hongwei had been arrested in China on charges of bribery and corruption. Authorities in Beijing also said that Meng, a Chinese national, had resigned from his position at Interpol. According to a report by Geostrategy-Direct.com, Meng had left […]

Amb. Nikki Haley’s greatest hits: ‘I will not shut up . . .’

Amb. Nikki Haley’s greatest hits: ‘I will not shut up . . .’

by WorldTribune Staff, October 10, 2018 During her tenure as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley was a formidable voice for the United States and the Trump administration. Among Haley’s standout moments in an arena which often induces drowsiness are the following: Feb. 20, 2018: Haley said she would continue to “speak hard […]

UN Climate Change report calls for massive gas tax, ‘unprecedented’ societal changes

UN Climate Change report calls for massive gas tax, ‘unprecedented’ societal changes

by WorldTribune Staff, October 9, 2018 Carbon dioxide emissions will need to be taxed as high as $27,000 per ton by the end of the century, which would amount to a $240 per gallon tax on gasoline for Americans, a United Nations special climate report said. To effectively limit global warming, societal changes that are […]

Democrats in crisis: After Kavanaugh disaster, hard Left dominating party more than ever

Democrats in crisis: After Kavanaugh disaster, hard Left dominating party more than ever

by WorldTribune Staff, October 8, 2018 While a Democratic Party increasingly controlled by the far Left digs in for the 2018 midterms, “for once, the GOP may well be ready for the fight,” a columnist wrote. With President Donald Trump “whipping congressional Republicans into fighting shape and Democrats heeding the progressive siren call to keep […]

‘One’ step forward: Pompeo visits Pyongyang on heels of Pence address slamming Beijing

‘One’ step forward: Pompeo visits Pyongyang on heels of Pence address slamming Beijing

by WorldTribune Staff, October 7, 2018 North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has agreed to hold a second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump “as early as possible,” U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Oct. 7 after meeting with the North Korean leader in Pyongyang. Pompeo is scheduled to visit Beijing on Oct. 8, […]

In landmark speech, Pence slams China interference in U.S. elections

In landmark speech, Pence slams China interference in U.S. elections

by WorldTribune Staff, October 5, 2018 Stunned by a U.S. president who has confronted it, China has unleashed a far-reaching effort to meddle in American elections, Vice President Mike Pence said on Oct. 4. “China has initiated an unprecedented effort to influence American public opinion, the 2018 elections, and the environment leading into the 2020 […]

Under pressure from Trump, Russia and Saudi Arabia ‘quietly’ agree to increase oil production

Under pressure from Trump, Russia and Saudi Arabia ‘quietly’ agree to increase oil production

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Russia and Saudi Arabia have struck a deal to raise oil output from September through December to cool rising prices, the Reuters news agency reports. Sources familiar with the plan were quoted as saying on Oct. 3 that the Russian and Saudi energy ministers reached the […]

Israel threatens Syria’s S-300s; State Dept. calls delivery a ‘serious escalation’ if true

Israel threatens Syria’s S-300s; State Dept. calls delivery a ‘serious escalation’ if true

by WorldTribune Staff, October 3, 2018 Russia on Oct. 2 said that it had completed delivery of the S-300 missile system to Syria, a move the U.S. said would be a “serious escalation” of tensions in the region. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said the S-300 has been delivered and that work on preparation and […]

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