UN Security Council’s annual reshuffle leaves it deadlocked on U.S. policy

UN Security Council’s annual reshuffle leaves it deadlocked on U.S. policy

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — In an annual process of diplomatic musical chairs the 193 member UN General Assembly has picked five countries to serve on the Security Council as non-permanent members.  Estonia, Niger, Tunisia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Vietnam were elected to two-year terms on the powerful […]

Columnist: UN sees gold in environmental scam

Columnist: UN sees gold in environmental scam

by WorldTribune Staff, May 7, 2019 Billions are needed for the environment because, after all, how else are Leftist elites going to get to parties? They need those private jets. “Climate change is very, very good for business,” Washington Times columnist Cheryl K. Chumley wrote on May 6. “It’s been very, very lucrative for the […]

Global corruption threat; UN cites theft of $3.2 trillion

Global corruption threat; UN cites theft of $3.2 trillion

by WorldTribune Staff, April 17, 2019 The global economy is losing $3.2 trillion per year due to corruption which includes bribery and theft of funds, according to the United Nations. Corruption “robs societies of schools, hospitals and other vital services, drives away foreign investment and strips nations of their natural resources,” said UN Secretary General […]

Still the cornerstone of Trans Atlantic security, NATO celebrates 70th birthday

Still the cornerstone of Trans Atlantic security, NATO celebrates 70th birthday

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Responding to the Berlin Blockade, the communist coup in Czechoslovakia, and the looming threat from the Soviet Union, the U.S. and Western European states formed the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). On 4 April 1949, the foreign Ministers of twelve countries including the USA, Britain, […]

Syria demands UN Security Council emergency meeting over U.S. Golan resolution

Syria demands UN Security Council emergency meeting over U.S. Golan resolution

by WorldTribune Staff, March 27, 2019 Syria is demanding that the UN Security Council call an emergency meeting to discuss U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize the Golan Heights as Israeli territory. Iran, Russia and the Gulf Arab state are of one accord with Syria in their opposition to Trump’s surprise action which was […]

U.S. at UN: Iran destabilizes region, risks ‘regional arms race’

U.S. at UN: Iran destabilizes region, risks ‘regional arms race’

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Iran’s missile program is destabilizing the Middle East and raising the risk of a “regional arms race,” a senior U.S. arms control official has said. “Iran’s missile program is a key contributor to increased tensions and destabilization in the region, increasing the risk of a regional […]

‘Islamic State’ down but not out, UN warns

‘Islamic State’ down but not out, UN warns

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Despite dramatic territorial losses, stunning military setbacks and dwindling numbers of militants, the so called Islamic state of Iraq also know as (ISIL) has been degraded but still remains a “global threat,” according to a new UN report. In a candid briefing to the Security […]

Showdown in socialist Venezuela: U.S. presses world leaders to take sides; ‘No more games’

Showdown in socialist Venezuela: U.S. presses world leaders to take sides; ‘No more games’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 27, 2019 Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at UN challenged all nations to recognize opposition leader Juan Guaido as the interim president of Venezuela or admit they support tyranny. “Now it is time for every other nation to pick a side. No more delays, no more games. Either you stand with […]

Hungary says UN migration compact is attempt to ‘legalize illegal immigration’

Hungary says UN migration compact is attempt to ‘legalize illegal immigration’

by WorldTribune Staff, November 25, 2018 The United Nations migration compact is “totally unacceptable” and “represents a risk to the whole world,” Hungary’s foreign minister said. Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto, in announcing his country will vote “no” on the UN agreement in Marrakesh in December, told the media that the “goal of the UN Global Compact […]

‘Running out of time’: Al Gore spots warning signs in latest hurricanes

‘Running out of time’: Al Gore spots warning signs in latest hurricanes

by WorldTribune Staff, October 14, 2018 The recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report shows that current global warming “could actually extend to an existential threat to human civilization on this planet as we know it,” former Vice President Al Gore declared. In the IPCC report, 91 authors and editors from 40 countries concluded […]

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