Waiting for 2020: With Bolton out, North Korean hopes and missiles soar

Waiting for 2020: With Bolton out, North Korean hopes and missiles soar

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk TOKYO ― Kim Jong-Un must be happy now. What could have made him feel better than for his friend President Donald Trump to dump John Bolton as national security adviser? As Trump made clear, he and Bolton disagreed on many things, notably the Middle East, Iran and Afghanistan. Bolton’s […]

Obama administration sought to eliminate ‘religious support’ in VA hospitals

Obama administration sought to eliminate ‘religious support’ in VA hospitals

by WorldTribune Staff, August 28, 2019 The current secretary of Veterans Affairs slammed the Obama administration for attempting to all but erase religion from the veterans’ health care system, a report said. “The last administration … had a very ahistoric approach [to veterans],” VA Secretary Robert Wilkie said in an interview with The Washington Times […]

Trump cancels federal student loan debt of America’s wounded warriors

Trump cancels federal student loan debt of America’s wounded warriors

by WorldTribune Staff, August 22, 2019 President Donald Trump on Aug. 21 signed a memorandum which eliminates federal student loan debt for some 25,000 of America’s disabled military veterans. “The debt of these disabled veterans will be entirely erased. It will be gone. They will sleep well tonight,” Trump told a crowd of veterans at […]

‘Chilling’: Pacific Commander Davidson interprets China’s recent military actions

‘Chilling’: Pacific Commander Davidson interprets China’s recent military actions

FPI / July 25, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com China’s recent initial test of a new anti-ship ballistic missile sent a “chilling” message and spotlighted the “long-term strategic threat” posed by the communist nation, the commander of the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command said. Adm. Philip Davidson, speaking at a security conference in Aspen, Colorado on July 18, revealed that […]

July 20, 1969: As America was torn apart back home, its astronauts landed on the Moon

July 20, 1969: As America was torn apart back home, its astronauts landed on the Moon

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler Bondville, VT — For those of us of a certain age, we vividly remember where we were on July 20, 1969 the date of America’s successful Lunar landing. On a cool July southern Vermont evening my parents and I visited friends to watch what was expected to be […]

U.S. sale of M1A2 Abrams heavy tanks seen helping Taiwan repel PLA invasion

U.S. sale of M1A2 Abrams heavy tanks seen helping Taiwan repel PLA invasion

FPI / July 12, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com By Richard Fisher As part of a $2 billion weapons sales package, the U.S. Congress has been notified about the sale to Taiwan of 108 General Dynamics M1A2 “Abrams” main battle tanks. In service with the U.S. Army since 1980, the M1A2 is the latest version, armed with a […]

Dunford: U.S. assembling coalition to protect shipping in Persian Gulf

Dunford: U.S. assembling coalition to protect shipping in Persian Gulf

by WorldTribune Staff, July 10, 2019 The United States plans to form a military coalition “that would ensure freedom of navigation both in the Straits of Hormuz and Bab al-Mandab,” the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff said on July 9. The U.S. is “engaging now with a number of countries” who could […]

In first, U.S. Air Force arms B-52 bomber with hypersonic missile

In first, U.S. Air Force arms B-52 bomber with hypersonic missile

by WorldTribune Staff, June 19, 2019 The U.S. Air Force reported a successful initial flight test of a B-52 Stratofortress armed with the AGM-183A Air Launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW), a hypersonic missile which can fly at speeds of Mach 5 or faster. The test of the Lockheed Martin-produced weapon was conducted on June 12 […]

Admiral hits China’s ‘intrusion activity’ near key Africa port: ‘Holds over 88 percent’ of Djibouti debt

Admiral hits China’s ‘intrusion activity’ near key Africa port: ‘Holds over 88 percent’ of Djibouti debt

by WorldTribune Staff, June 17, 2019 Since building its first overseas military base in Djibouti, in close proximity to a U.S. base, China has engaged in a series of “irresponsible actions” toward American forces, a senior U.S. military intelligence officer said. China has tried to “constrain international airspace” by barring aircraft from flying over the […]

Gen. Dunford: China’s militarization of islands, which it pledged not to do, is done deal

Gen. Dunford: China’s militarization of islands, which it pledged not to do, is done deal

FPI / June 9, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com China has slowed down its military buildup in the South China Sea not because it has had a change of heart but because it believes its work is done, the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff said. Beijing clearly “walked away” from a commitment it made to […]

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