Voices at UN turn up the heat on China, and the UN, over ongoing genocide in Xinjiang

Voices at UN turn up the heat on China, and the UN, over ongoing genocide in Xinjiang

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler Though Beijing is usually able to control or stifle the narrative inside the United Nations and many of its Committees, the oxygen of free speech on the taboo topic of human rights of China’s Muslim minority was able to seep through and be heard. During a “High Level […]

Abraham Accords, Trump’s exit seen sparking war on Israel backed by Iran, Turkey

Abraham Accords, Trump’s exit seen sparking war on Israel backed by Iran, Turkey

FPI / May 19, 2021 Geostrategy-Direct.com The future of Western influence in the Middle East is being played out amid “the pivotal new war against Israel,” an analysis said. Turkey and Iran are moving to regain their influence and the war with Israel, by mid-May, is just the beginning, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs noted. A […]

Has Turkey’s Erdogan finally overplayed his hand?

Has Turkey’s Erdogan finally overplayed his hand?

Special to WorldTribune, May 11, 2021 Analysis by Eric Clary An entire century has passed since the Armenian genocide began, yet the Biden administration has suddenly felt compelled to officially recognize it. The atrocity that occurred between 1915-23 means few if any genocide survivors are still alive. While descendants of survivors welcome the administration’s gestures, […]

As world focuses on the White House, Turkey’s Erdoğan is on the move

As world focuses on the White House, Turkey’s Erdoğan is on the move

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler While the world was looking elsewhere and embroiled in the American presidential campaign, a long simmering territorial dispute between Armenia and Azerbaijan reignited in late September. An unexpected ground war in the remote Caucasian mountains followed, pitting two former Soviet territories Armenia and Azerbaijan against each other to […]

New-old topic: What about those descended from millions of white European slaves?

New-old topic: What about those descended from millions of white European slaves?

Special to WorldTribune.com Commentary by Alexander Maistrovoy Arabs, Turks and Africans must kneel begging the Europeans to forgive them for their atrocities in the very recent past. In late June, vandals desecrated the monument to Miguel de Cervantes in San Francisco. Thus Cervantes was turned into a “slave owner”. It is well known that this […]

Turkey’s Erdogan sparks controversy with Hagia Sophia conversion

Turkey’s Erdogan sparks controversy with Hagia Sophia conversion

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler Its very name Hagia Sophia evokes the ancient mysteries of Byzantium. Its setting along the Golden Horn on the majestic Bosphorus joining Europe and Asia in itself serves as a beacon for uniting world religions. Yet this magnificent church which has weathered the march of time and the shift of […]

Rogues states’ celebrate America’s crisis with words, action

Rogues states’ celebrate America’s crisis with words, action

by WorldTribune Staff, June 2, 2020 Via their well-funded state media, authoritarian regimes are cheering on the rioters in the United States in the hopes that the world’s top superpower will crumble. Propaganda outlets in Russia, China, Iran and even Turkey are touting the riots as the “collapse” of America, reports say. “The U.S. became […]

Sweden populist leader reported to cops for handing out ‘Sweden is Full’ flyers in Turkey

Sweden populist leader reported to cops for handing out ‘Sweden is Full’ flyers in Turkey

by WorldTribune Staff, March 8, 2020 The populist leader of the Sweden Democrat (SD) party was referred to police after he handed out flyers in Turkey proclaiming “Sweden is Full.” Jimmie Åkesson was reported to police by Swedish attorney Behrang Eslami for allegedly inciting hate by distributing the flyers near Turkey’s border with Greece, where […]

Turkey’s Erdogan threatens Europe with open borders as crisis builds in Syria

Turkey’s Erdogan threatens Europe with open borders as crisis builds in Syria

FPI / February 21, 2020 By Paul Crespo Shortly after Turkey suffered its worst single-day military casualties at the hands of Russian-backed Syrian government forces in Idlib last week, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan publicly stated he was opening Turkey’s borders to Syrian refugees fleeing into Europe. “We opened the doors. The flow of migrants may […]

U.S. supports Greece’s rise as Turkey warms to Russia

U.S. supports Greece’s rise as Turkey warms to Russia

by WorldTribune Staff, February 10, 2020 As NATO member Turkey grows increasingly authoritarian — and moves closer to Russia — its long-time rival and fellow NATO member Greece is bolstering its Mediterranean presence and role in the Western alliance. Part of that increased presence involves joint naval maneuvers with France and strengthening its strategic partnership […]

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