In message to Russia, U.S. Marines carry out live fire exercise in Syrian desert

In message to Russia, U.S. Marines carry out live fire exercise in Syrian desert

by WorldTribune Staff, September 9, 2018 U.S. Marines conducted a live fire exercise in the southern Syrian desert after Russia said it intended to enter the deconfliction zone near an American base in the area. More than 100 U.S. Marines, backed by artillery fire, took part in the exercise to send a “strong message” to […]

Pentagon cancels $300 million military aid To Pakistan ahead of Pompeo visit

Pentagon cancels $300 million military aid To Pakistan ahead of Pompeo visit

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The U.S. military says it has decided to cancel $300 million in aid to Pakistan that had been suspended due to Islamabad’s perceived lack of action against militants, raising tensions ahead of a visit by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the top U.S. general. President […]

Trump warns North Korea new exercises would be ‘far bigger than ever before’

Trump warns North Korea new exercises would be ‘far bigger than ever before’

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk U.S. President Donald Trump is determined to stick to the ban on joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises despite North Korea’s failure to begin to take steps toward “complete denuclearization” as promised by North Korea’s Kim Jong Un in their summit in Singapore in June. Trump tweeted there was “no […]

Mattis issues warning to Iran: ‘What are they doing in Syria in the first place?’

Mattis issues warning to Iran: ‘What are they doing in Syria in the first place?’

by WorldTribune Staff, August 29, 2018 Iran has been “put on notice” that its “continued mischief” in the Mideast will not be tolerated by President Donald Trump, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Aug. 28. Speaking at a press conference at the Pentagon with the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph […]

U.S. general in Afghanistan: ‘Enemy believed that we had lost our will to win’

U.S. general in Afghanistan: ‘Enemy believed that we had lost our will to win’

by WorldTribune Staff, August 23, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump’s strategy in Afghanistan “is fundamentally working and advancing us towards reconciliation,” the commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan said on Aug. 22. Ditching the Obama administration’s timeline for withdrawal and gaining commitments from NATO allies to extend assistance to 2024 were key moves made by […]

Putin meets with security council chief ahead of talks with Bolton

Putin meets with security council chief ahead of talks with Bolton

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin has met with his Security Council to discuss Moscow’s relations with Washington — a day before a meeting in Geneva between Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev and U.S. national-security adviser John Bolton. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Putin’s Aug. 22 […]

China’s massive military is training to ‘fight and win’ against U.S., Pentagon reports

China’s massive military is training to ‘fight and win’ against U.S., Pentagon reports

by WorldTribune Staff, August 17, 2018 China is rapidly pursuing supreme leader Xi Jinping’s plan of having a modernized military that can “fight and win” wars, the Pentagon said. The People’s Liberation Army (PLA), which has the largest ground force in the world, is also training its pilots for strikes against U.S. and allied targets […]

Non-military brouhaha roils Ft. Bragg: Ruckus over same sex couple threatens careers

Non-military brouhaha roils Ft. Bragg: Ruckus over same sex couple threatens careers

by WorldTribune Staff, August 10, 2018 The military careers of a chaplain and chaplain assistant at Fort Bragg in North Carolina are hanging in the balance after they were accused of discriminating against a lesbian soldier and her partner. Military investigators determined that Chaplain Scott Squires and Chaplain Assistant Kacie Griffin should be disciplined after […]

Libya then and now: Benghazi ignited Americans’ distrust in their government

Libya then and now: Benghazi ignited Americans’ distrust in their government

Special to WorldTribune.com, August 1, 2018 By John McNabb In 2007 just before the November presidential election, I was serving as Chairman of an international energy contractor that had been in existence for over one hundred years and had operated in over sixty countries during that span. Some of my senior team accompanied me on […]

Mattis: U.S. seeks behavioral (not regime) change by Iran

Mattis: U.S. seeks behavioral (not regime) change by Iran

by WorldTribune Staff, July 29, 2018 The United States aims to curtail what it sees as Iran’s threatening behavior in the Middle East, but is not pursuing regime change in the Islamic Republic, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said. “We need them to change their behavior on a number of threats that they can pose with […]

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