Latin American liberal tide wanes after subdued Castro funeral, Trump win

Latin American liberal tide wanes after subdued Castro funeral, Trump win

by WorldTribune Staff, December 15, 2016 Latin America’s “pink tide” of liberalism has receded with the death of Fidel Castro and the rise of Donald Trump, analysts say. “The band of union leaders, ex-guerrillas and other left-wing rabble-rousers that dominated Latin American politics for more than a decade has fallen from favor as the region’s […]

White House says Iran work on nuclear marine propulsion does not violate deal

White House says Iran work on nuclear marine propulsion does not violate deal

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The Iranian president has ordered the country’s scientists to start planning the development of nuclear marine propulsion in response to what he called the United States’ violation of last year’s nuclear agreement between Teheran and world powers. The White House reacted to news of President Hassan […]

20,000 Americans died last year from opioid drugs vs 16,899 in Vietnam, 1968

20,000 Americans died last year from opioid drugs vs 16,899 in Vietnam, 1968

by WorldTribune Staff, December 14, 2016 More Americans died from illicit opioid overdoses in 2015 than did in the deadliest year of the Vietnam War, according to newly released statistics from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). According to the CDC, 12,990 American citizens died from heroin overdoses in 2015, a 23 percent increase from […]

How two Democrat senators plotted with Soviet leaders against a sitting U.S. president

How two Democrat senators plotted with Soviet leaders against a sitting U.S. president

by WorldTribune Staff, December 13, 2016 Who came up with the idea of inviting Moscow’s interference in a U.S. election? Democratic Sens. Ted Kennedy and John Tunney used their close ties with the Soviet Union in attempts to undermine two sitting U.S. presidents, according to KGB documents. Kennedy “offered to work in close concert with […]

Putin won the election? A closer look at the Left’s ultimate ‘fake news’ narrative

Putin won the election? A closer look at the Left’s ultimate ‘fake news’ narrative

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner The Russians are coming! The Russians are coming! This is the latest cry from the liberal media. Having failed to stop President-elect Donald Trump, the left is now claiming he won because the Russians illegally interfered in the 2016 election. In other words, liberals are now peddling the fiction […]

Moving U.S. embassy to Jerusalem remains a ‘big priority’ for Trump, adviser says

Moving U.S. embassy to Jerusalem remains a ‘big priority’ for Trump, adviser says

by WorldTribune Staff, December 13, 2016 President-elect Donald Trump fully intends to follow through on his campaign promise to move the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a top Trump aide said on Dec. 12. “That is very big priority for this president-elect, Donald Trump,” Kellyanne Conway told radio host Hugh Hewitt. […]

Trump: Why should U.S. be ‘bound’ by a ‘one China policy’?

Trump: Why should U.S. be ‘bound’ by a ‘one China policy’?

by WorldTribune Staff, December 12, 2016 Unlike his predecessor, analysts say U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is signaling he won’t capitulate to China early in his presidency. “I fully understand the ‘one China’ policy, but I don’t know why we have to be bound by a ‘one China’ policy unless we make a deal with China […]

China’s richest man to Trump: I’ll take Hollywood, Americans can keep their jobs

China’s richest man to Trump: I’ll take Hollywood, Americans can keep their jobs

by WorldTribune Staff, December 12, 2016 The Chinese tycoon who is on a Hollywood spending spree sent a message to President-elect Donald Trump: 20,000 jobs will stay in the U.S. as long as nothing “goes wrong.” Wang Jianlin, China’s richest man and chairman of real estate and entertainment giant Dalian Wanda Group, said: “I met […]

Strategic surprise: With Dec. 2 Taiwan call, Trump challenges China’s breakout from containment

Strategic surprise: With Dec. 2 Taiwan call, Trump challenges China’s breakout from containment

Special to WorldTribune.com By Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs The Dec. 2, telephone conversation between Republic of China (ROC: Taiwan) President Tsai Ing-wen and U.S. President-elect Donald J. Trump very deliberately ushered in a new era in U.S. engagement in Asia, one designed to stop the rapid decline in U.S. credibility and […]

Iran’s defense chief warns Trump team: War will cause ‘destruction’ of Israel, Gulf states

Iran’s defense chief warns Trump team: War will cause ‘destruction’ of Israel, Gulf states

by WorldTribune Staff, December 12, 2016 Death and destruction to Iran’s neighbors will be the result if U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s policies lead to war in the Middle East, Iran’s defense minister said on Dec. 11. “Enemies may want to impose a war on us based on false calculations and only taking into consideration their […]