Gen. Dunford to Obama: Expand U.S. military presence in Iraq

Gen. Dunford to Obama: Expand U.S. military presence in Iraq

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The Pentagon will submit a proposal to U.S. President Barack Obama to increase the number of American troops in Iraq, the nation’s highest-ranking military officer said on March 25. “We have a series of recommendations that we will discuss with the president in the coming weeks […]

Americans would never submit to foreign rule; Why would President Obama ask the UK to do so?

Americans would never submit to foreign rule; Why would President Obama ask the UK to do so?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Liam Fox, ________________ At the start of last week I was in Washington, DC speaking on what the European referendum means for the United States. On the face of it, the U.S. should be a natural ally in the case for leaving the European Union.  The right to make your own […]

The long, global thread of jihadi terror extends to Brussels

The long, global thread of jihadi terror extends to Brussels

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The tide of hate has come to Brussels with three terrorist attacks in the Belgian capital. Islamic State (ISIL) jihadi militants carried out coordinated bombings on the Brussels Airport as well as the Metro killing at least 31 people and wounding hundreds of civilians. Coincidentally […]

How the U.S. handles the baddest of bad actors: ISIL, Cuba and North Korea

How the U.S. handles the baddest of bad actors: ISIL, Cuba and North Korea

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk, EastAsiaIntel.com WASHINGTON – The hype surrounding President Obama’s visit to Cuba quickly gave way to fear and loathing as the world absorbed the news of the slaughter perpetrated in Brussels, for which ISIL, the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant, immediately claimed “credit.” No sooner were we treated to […]

Report: Belgian terrorists can enter U.S. without visa

Report: Belgian terrorists can enter U.S. without visa

Special to WorldTribune.com Belgian terrorists could easily slip into the United States with minimal security checks, a U.S. lawmaker said. Rep. Ron DeSantis, Florida Republican and a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, told the Washington Free Beacon on March 22 that the Obama administration has not changed the current visa waiver program despite […]

Obama administration had secret talks with Iran before $1.7 billion payment

Obama administration had secret talks with Iran before $1.7 billion payment

Special to WorldTribune.com The Obama administration paid Iran $1.7 billion in taxpayer funds after three years of secret talks over legal claims Iran filed against the U.S. More payouts to Iran are likely in the future, according to a letter issued by the State Department and obtained exclusively by the Washington Free Beacon. The administration confirmed […]

Trump: ‘NATO is costing us a fortune’

Trump: ‘NATO is costing us a fortune’

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said the United States should significantly cut spending on the NATO military alliance. “We certainly can’t afford to do this anymore,” the GOP frontrunner told The Washington Post on March 21. “NATO is costing us a fortune, and yes, we’re protecting […]

Democratic senator will keep up fight against Obama on Iran nuclear deal

Democratic senator will keep up fight against Obama on Iran nuclear deal

Special to WorldTribune.com One of the few Democratic senators to go against President Barack Obama’s feverish pitch for a nuclear deal with Iran says he will continue to speak out against what he believes is a seriously flawed deal. In remarks at the annual AIPAC policy conference on March 22, Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey […]

Agenda item for the next president: Repair the U.S.-British ‘special relationship’

Agenda item for the next president: Repair the U.S.-British ‘special relationship’

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders There are important lessons for the U.S. in the apprehension in Belgium, after four months, of one of the chief perpetrators of the Nov. 13, 1915 Paris massacre which took the lives of 130 innocents. This security lapse has its parallel in the current state of relations between […]

Out of Pakistan: Former President Musharraf leaves three years after he returned in bid to regain power

Out of Pakistan: Former President Musharraf leaves three years after he returned in bid to regain power

Special to WorldTribune.com Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan’s former president who is facing a litany of charges including high-treason, left the country on March 18 three years after returning from exile and vowing to regain power. Musharraf, who took power in a 1999 coup and a staunch U.S. ally after the 9/11 attacks, was removed from the […]