China vs China: Taiwan’s asylum offer to protesters infuriates Beijing

China vs China: Taiwan’s asylum offer to protesters infuriates Beijing

by WorldTribune Staff, August 19, 2019 China has warned Taiwan against interfering in its affairs after the Taiwanese government offered asylum to pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. Taiwan is a self-ruled island which China considers its own territory under its “One China Principle”. Taiwan’s offer would “cover up the crimes of a small group of […]

‘People of Hong Kong, keep fighting’: Demonstrators change tactics, win global support

‘People of Hong Kong, keep fighting’: Demonstrators change tactics, win global support

by WorldTribune Staff, August 18, 2019 Hundreds of thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators, despite warnings from the Chinese government, filled the streets of Hong Kong on a rainy Sunday afternoon in a “peaceful” protest against what they say are Beijing’s increasingly heavy-handed tactics in the autonomous territory. Last week, China had claimed that criminals and agitators […]

Bolton: Russian accident shows Kremlin’s ‘hypersonic’ nuclear ambitions

Bolton: Russian accident shows Kremlin’s ‘hypersonic’ nuclear ambitions

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty U.S. national-security adviser John Bolton says a mysterious accident last week in northern Russia that caused a temporary spike in radiation levels shows how hard the Kremlin is working to develop delivery systems for nuclear weapons. In a wide-ranging interview with Voice of America (VOA) contributor […]

Tokyo-Seoul fight closely tracked by China, Russia, North Korea

Tokyo-Seoul fight closely tracked by China, Russia, North Korea

FPI / August 15, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com As the trade-culture conflict between Seoul and Tokyo heats up, South Korea’s president has floated the controversial idea of a partnership with North Korea. The move by left-leaning President Moon Jae-In amid a sinking economy was cheered by the South’s official media but enraged the nation’s conservatives. The South […]

China reacts with fury at U.S. plans to deploy missiles in Asia

China reacts with fury at U.S. plans to deploy missiles in Asia

FPI / August 14, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com By Richard Fisher China spent the week following the Aug. 2 U.S. departure from the 1987 Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, criticizing Washington’s decision. A senior official pushed back against the Aug. 3 statement by U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper that the U.S. would like to begin deploying […]

China threatens violence against ‘terrorism’ in Hong Kong; Senator calls for Trump warning

China threatens violence against ‘terrorism’ in Hong Kong; Senator calls for Trump warning

by WorldTribune Staff, August 13, 2019 The regime of Chinese supreme leader Xi Jinping has vowed to crack down on what it said are “deranged” protesters in Hong Kong and pledged to do so “without leniency” and “without mercy.” Activists protesting what they say is the communist regime’s increasingly heavy-handed rule over the autonomous territory […]

Iran threatens war if Israel joins U.S. allied coalition in Persian Gulf

Iran threatens war if Israel joins U.S. allied coalition in Persian Gulf

by WorldTribune Staff, August 12, 2019 The commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) navy has warned that if Israel joins a U.S.-led security coalition in the Persian Gulf it could set off a war. “Any illegitimate presence by the Zionists in the waters of the Persian Gulf could spark a war,” IRGC Navy […]

China turns to fake news as Hong Kong crisis enters 3rd month

China turns to fake news as Hong Kong crisis enters 3rd month

by WorldTribune Staff, August 11, 2019 The Chinese Communist Party’s propaganda outlets are feeding China’s 1.386 billion citizens a much different story about Hong Kong than what is occurring on the streets. Demonstrators for a third consecutive month converged on Hong Kong for protests which started as opposition to an extradition bill but have evolved […]

Flashback: ‘Democratic leadership covering’ for prominent figures in Epstein’s ‘little black book of clients’

Flashback: ‘Democratic leadership covering’ for prominent figures in Epstein’s ‘little black book of clients’

by WorldTribune Staff, August 10, 2019 [The following article was original published on July 8. Financier Jeffrey Epstein died Saturday morning in an apparent suicide in his Manhattan jail cell as he was awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges, according to law-enforcement officials and reports in the Wall Street Journal and the British press. Epstein, 66 […]

‘Unhinged’ — Special Edition: After failed Mueller narrative, the Left goes for broke

‘Unhinged’ — Special Edition: After failed Mueller narrative, the Left goes for broke

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, August 9, 2019 [EDITOR’S NOTE: Today’s edition of WorldTribune.com focuses on what has been a pivotal week in the U.S. political landscape.]   “White nationalism” and “white supremacy” have replaced “collusion” for those on the Left intent on bringing down President Donald Trump, analysts and pundits said. “It’s radical leftists. Potentially […]

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