Chinese military’s rising red tide can no longer be ignored

Chinese military’s rising red tide can no longer be ignored

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler The rising tide of China’s military modernization, expansion, and force projection capabilities has long haunted policymakers from the United States to East Asia. But while many Washington politicians were premised on the paradigm of China’s “peaceful rise” and a world of global commerce with only occasional political friction, […]

Pompeo registers U.S. concern about Chinese strategic purchase in call with Zelenskiy

Pompeo registers U.S. concern about Chinese strategic purchase in call with Zelenskiy

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has spoken with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy about U.S. concerns over China’s attempt to purchase a Ukrainian engine manufacturer, the State Department said on Aug. 29. Pompeo raised concerns over “malign” Chinese investment in Ukraine, including Beijing’s efforts to acquire […]

Cruz presses Pentagon on ‘culture of hostility toward religion’

Cruz presses Pentagon on ‘culture of hostility toward religion’

by WorldTribune Staff, August 4, 2020 The Pentagon’s “culture of hostility towards religion” must be addressed, Sen. Ted Cruz said in a letter to Defense Secretary Mark Esper. Cruz, Texas Republican, accused the Defense Department of “religious discrimination” in the letter, specifically asking whether the department had brought discipline in a case involving Air Force […]

Memo on American history to recent victims of U.S. public education

Memo on American history to recent victims of U.S. public education

Special to WorldTribune.com By Bill Federer, July 20, 2020 In the decades prior to the Revolutionary War, tensions arose between the two largest global powers: Britain, led by King George II, and France, led by King Louis XV. Because of their alliances with other nations, fighting escalated into the first global war — the Seven […]

‘Indoctrinating our troops’: Judicial Watch obtains Pentagon anti-bias training materials

‘Indoctrinating our troops’: Judicial Watch obtains Pentagon anti-bias training materials

FPI / July 16, 2020 By Judicial Watch Judicial Watch announced that it has obtained 1,483 pages of teaching materials and 26 pages of budget records from the Department of Defense (DoD) produced by the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI) that are used by DoD’s “equal opportunity advisors” to train service members on diversity […]

Sen. Duckworth continues hold on more than 1,000 military promotions

Sen. Duckworth continues hold on more than 1,000 military promotions

by WorldTribune Staff, July 9, 2020 Democrat Sen. Tammy Duckworth is continuing her hold on more than 1,000 military promotions because the Department of Defense has not promoted Alexander Vindman, a star witness in the Democrats’ partisan impeachment of President Donald Trump. Last week, Duckworth announced she would block Senate confirmation of 1,123 senior military […]

U.S. foils rocket attack on embassy in Baghdad after explosions in Iran

U.S. foils rocket attack on embassy in Baghdad after explosions in Iran

by WorldTribune Staff, July 5, 2020 A Patriot missile battery intercepted a rocket targeting the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad on Saturday, reports say. The rocket fell inside the Green Zone, the center of the international presence in the Iraqi capital, Al Arabiya reported. The U.S. government has blamed pro-Iranian militias for a series of rocket […]

Korea’s ‘forgotten war’, which never ended, holds key to future Asian peace

Korea’s ‘forgotten war’, which never ended, holds key to future Asian peace

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler Seventy years ago, on June 25, 1950, North Korean troops attacked South Korea launching an unexpected military blitz.  Kim Il-Sung’s communists had as their aim the forcible reunification of the divided Korean peninsula, itself a recent legacy of Japan’s defeat in WWII. The South was stunned and Seoul, […]

Increased U.S. spy flights over South China Sea as PLA steps up invasion drills

Increased U.S. spy flights over South China Sea as PLA steps up invasion drills

by WorldTribune Staff, June 26, 2020 The United States Air Force has increased reconnaissance flights over the South China Sea amid China’s ongoing military drills which are reportedly simulating an invasion of Taiwan. Three U.S. aircraft — a P-8A Poseidon, an RC-135, and a C-17A Globemaster III — were observed heading toward the South China […]

Forgotten conflict: The Korean War, 70 years on, in photos

Forgotten conflict: The Korean War, 70 years on, in photos

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty June 25, 2020 By Amos Chapple Photographs tell the story of a “forgotten war” that began 70 years ago and has never formally ended. At the close of World War II, the Korean Peninsula was occupied by Soviet troops in the north and U.S. forces in […]

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