Policy battles over U.S. pressure paralyze Israel’s security community

Policy battles over U.S. pressure paralyze Israel’s security community

Special to WorldTribune.com Geostrategy-Direct.com TEL AVIV — The government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been torn over a power struggle regarding responsibility for Israel’s strategic affairs. Israeli sources said the struggle has pitted the National Security Council against the Strategic Affairs Ministry amid U.S. pressure on the Jewish state. They said Netanyahu has veered […]

White House did not call Mubarak’s ouster a coup, still backs Muslim Brotherhood

White House did not call Mubarak’s ouster a coup, still backs Muslim Brotherhood

Special to WorldTribune.com By Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs The new Egyptian Government of Interim President Adly Mansour faces major strategic challenges from internal conflict and economic crisis, but this has been substantially exacerbated, and to some degree caused, by the fact that the U.S. Obama White House has refused to sign […]

Forensic findings on Obama’s birth certificate: ‘A 100 percent forgery, no doubt about it’

Forensic findings on Obama’s birth certificate: ‘A 100 percent forgery, no doubt about it’

Special to WorldTribune.com By Grace Vuoto There is a problem with President Barack Obama’s long-form birth certificate: It’s a forgery, say multiple forensic experts who have examined it. A report detailing the evidence will soon be presented to Congress. On April 27, 2011 the White House released Mr. Obama’s long-form birth certificate in an attempt […]

That buck doesn’t stop here anymore

That buck doesn’t stop here anymore

Sol W. Sanders   Although he did not originate the phrase, President Harry Truman had a sign on his desk through most of his presidency indicating he understood he was the ultimate arbiter of The Republic’s executive decision-making. It said: “The buck stops here”. Perhaps as important, the back side said, “I‘m from Missouri” — […]

Israel need not follow Obama’s lead and ignore China’s massive cyber-theft

Israel need not follow Obama’s lead and ignore China’s massive cyber-theft

Special to WorldTribune.com By Norman Bailey The dysfunctional U.S. Congress is dithering about passing the so-called “shield law”, designed to protect the American power system from electro-magnetic pulse (EMP) attack, despite the fact that the cost of the program would be about what the U.S. gives Pakistan every year, the political profit from which is […]

Putin’s chess move in Syria, with an eye on the region at large

Putin’s chess move in Syria, with an eye on the region at large

Special to WorldTribune.com By Brian M Downing Shortly after Vladimir Putin and Secretary of State John Kerry agreed to seek a negotiated settlement to the Syrian civil war, the Russian president bolstered his support for the embattled Assad government. Putin announced an impending transfer of anti-ship and surface-to-air missiles to the Syrian military. It was […]

The real scandal: According observer status to the world’s most powerful leader

The real scandal: According observer status to the world’s most powerful leader

Sol W. Sanders   One of the more bizarre aspects of the current deluge of Washington scandals is that their very numbers permit President Barack Obama to finesse and continue to play a role as No. 1 observer and chief political fundraiser. The almost weekly additions to news of the administration’s dereliction of duty and […]

Not so superpowerful: Obama, Xi talk but the days of grand summits are past

Not so superpowerful: Obama, Xi talk but the days of grand summits are past

Sol W. Sanders   There was less than met the eye at the two-day summit of China’s Xi Jinping and President Barack Obama. Neither party was in a position to tackle the growing list plaguing the relationship between the superpower and the superpower-wannabe. That might or might not have been a product of their particular […]

Savage outraged by ‘zero reaction’ to 2011 helicopter crash in Afghanistan

Savage outraged by ‘zero reaction’ to 2011 helicopter crash in Afghanistan

Special to WorldTribune.com By Grace Vuoto Radio talk-show host Michael Savage is furious, calling for “someone to go to prison” for the tragedy that occurred Aug. 6, 2011 in Afghanistan. A Chinook helicopter carrying 30 American service members, including a contingent of elite SEALs was shot down in suspicious circumstances. The incident took place in […]

Fix IRS corruption: Enforce Fourth Amendment protecting against ‘unreasonable searches and seizures’

Fix IRS corruption: Enforce Fourth Amendment protecting against ‘unreasonable searches and seizures’

Special to WorldTribune.com By Matt Barber Sir John Dalberg-Acton famously observed: “Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” No federal agency enjoys more power than the “absolute power” wielded by the Internal Revenue Service. It’s little wonder, then, that under this power-drunk Obama regime, the IRS has become “corrupted absolutely.” It’s become the […]