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 […]

‘Sophisticated and coordinated’ attack on 4 tankers seen mounted by ‘state actor’

‘Sophisticated and coordinated’ attack on 4 tankers seen mounted by ‘state actor’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 7, 2019 The attack last month on four oil tankers off the UAE coast was a “sophisticated and coordinated” operation carried out by a “state actor,” officials for Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Norway told the UN Security Council. On May 12, two Saudi oil tankers and a Norwegian ship were […]

No more Eisenhowers, Pattons, Bradleys? Could great generals of past be promoted today?

No more Eisenhowers, Pattons, Bradleys? Could great generals of past be promoted today?

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, June 7, 2019 Political correctness has “infected” the U.S. military and is undermining national security, said former Trump administration official Sebastian Gorka. “We have lost so very, very much in terms of leadership, determination, and just forthrightness” to political correctness, Gorka said on the June 6 edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News […]

Grateful world honors those who served on June 6, 1944

Grateful world honors those who served on June 6, 1944

by WorldTribune Staff, June 6, 2019 The world on Thursday honored the Allied troops who stormed the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944 on D-Day, the assault which precipitated the fall of Hitler’s Third Reich. “You are among the very greatest Americans who will ever live,” U.S. President Donald Trump said at the ceremony […]

Not UFOs: Navy pilots given guidance on reporting ‘unexplained aerial phenomena’

Not UFOs: Navy pilots given guidance on reporting ‘unexplained aerial phenomena’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 5, 2019 The U.S. Navy this year sent out new classified guidance for how its pilots report what the Pentagon calls “unexplained aerial phenomena,” or unidentified flying objects. The new guidance was an update of instructions that went out to the fleet in 2015 after pilots participating in training maneuvers off […]

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