Trump’s election is bad news for Iran, great news for Israel

Trump’s election is bad news for Iran, great news for Israel

Special to WorldTribune.com By Norman Bailey The post-election period in the U.S. has been every bit as weird as the election itself, with the exception of one important fact: so far president-elect Trump has made a number of unremarkable and generally highly-qualified appointments. The weeping and wailing and gnashing of teeth on the part of […]

Iran’ Rouhani to Obama: Veto extension of sanctions or else

Iran’ Rouhani to Obama: Veto extension of sanctions or else

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has urged U.S. President Barack Obama not to sign a 10-year extension of U.S. sanctions approved unanimously by the U.S. Senate. In a speech to Iran’s parliament on December 4, Rohani said the bill violates a landmark nuclear deal between Tehran and […]

Putin credits Trump as ‘clever’ and ‘already a statesman’

Putin credits Trump as ‘clever’ and ‘already a statesman’

by WorldTribune Staff, December 5, 2016 U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is a “clever man” who is “already a statesman” and Russia is “ready to cooperate” with his incoming administration, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Dec. 4. “Because he achieved success in business, it suggests that he is a clever man. And if he is […]

Netanyahu to work with Trump to fix ‘bad’ Iran nuclear deal

Netanyahu to work with Trump to fix ‘bad’ Iran nuclear deal

by WorldTribune Staff, December 5, 2016 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will work with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on solutions to the Iran nuclear deal which the Israeli leader insists paves Iran’s path to nuclear weapons. “The problem of how to deal with this deal is something I will discuss with president Trump when he […]

Trump’s call with Taiwan sparks international crisis . . . with U.S. ‘experts’ on China

Trump’s call with Taiwan sparks international crisis . . . with U.S. ‘experts’ on China

by WorldTribune Staff, December 4, 2016 “Donald Trump took the call. The voice on the other end of the line was Taiwan’s president [Tsai Ing-wen] congratulating him,” wrote the Wall Street Journal’s Andrew Browne in Taipei, Taiwan. Why the furor that subsequently erupted in the U.S. media? “No president-elect, or president, has spoken to a […]

Adios Fidel, hola Cuba libre?

Adios Fidel, hola Cuba libre?

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — When Fidel Castro died at age 90, perhaps the greatest achievement of Cuba’s communist Commandante was to have defied ten American presidents and five decades of American opposition. During his 57 years in undisputed power, Castro excelled in playing the role of a socialist David […]

Trump’s selection of ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis wins high praise from key security specialists

Trump’s selection of ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis wins high praise from key security specialists

by WorldTribune Staff, December 2, 2016 The man apparently selected as President-elect Donald Trump’s defense secretary is seen as a consummate outsider who vehemently opposed President Barack Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran. Gen. James “Mad Dog” Mattis is “the closest thing to Gen. George Patton that we have,” Trump said. Michael Ledeen, a onetime consultant to […]

70 percent of illegals admitted under Obama’s ‘minor refugee’ program are adults

70 percent of illegals admitted under Obama’s ‘minor refugee’ program are adults

by WorldTribune Staff, December 2, 2016 Some 70 percent of “minor refugees” allowed into the U.S. under a program President Barack Obama instituted via executive order were actually adults, a report said. The program, which has cost taxpayers $1 billion in 2016, was designed to help minor refugees from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras who […]

Rep. Mark Meadows: List of regulations Trump can eliminate on Day One has grown to 188

Rep. Mark Meadows: List of regulations Trump can eliminate on Day One has grown to 188

by WorldTribune Staff, December 1, 2016 Conservatives in the House are ready to help President-elect Donald Trump drain the swamp by preparing a list of regulations Trump can eliminate starting on Jan. 20, 2017. Rep. Mark Meadows, North Carolina Republican, and other members of the House Freedom Caucus hope to submit a list of 200 […]

Trump saves American jobs even before taking office and guess who’s not happy

Trump saves American jobs even before taking office and guess who’s not happy

by WorldTribune Staff, December 1, 2016 President-elect Donald Trump just saved 1,000 American jobs – and he hasn’t even been sworn in yet. And they aren’t very happy about it over at The New York Times, Rush Limbaugh noted Nov. 30. “So what was your reaction when you heard that Carrier was going to keep a […]