Pompeo speech marks dramatic, Trump-led shift in China policy

Pompeo speech marks dramatic, Trump-led shift in China policy

FPI / November 7, 2019 By Richard Fisher, Geostrategy-Direct.com While fighting for its political existence against the Democrat Party led campaign for impeachment in the United States House of Representatives, the administration of President Donald Trump remains capable of strong leadership, such as working to forge a new American policy consensus on China. In a […]

Paris climate fail: Populist revolts at energy hikes, yawns from rogue states

Paris climate fail: Populist revolts at energy hikes, yawns from rogue states

by WorldTribune Staff, November 6, 2019 The Paris climate agreement, which was enacted in 2015 with the goal of reduced global emissions, is “flat failing” amid backlash over higher taxes in nations implementing the agreement while major polluters such as China and India ignore it, analysts say. The Trump administration filed formal paperwork Monday to […]

Turkey’s Erdogan warns NATO allies he will return captured ISIS terrorists

Turkey’s Erdogan warns NATO allies he will return captured ISIS terrorists

by WorldTribune Staff, November 5, 2019 The administration of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned its European NATO allies that it is set to send thousands of Islamic State (ISIS) jihadists who were captured in Syria back to their countries of origin. “We are not going to keep them until the end of time,” […]

Pompeo on China: We now know CCP ‘is truly hostile to the United States and our values’

Pompeo on China: We now know CCP ‘is truly hostile to the United States and our values’

by WorldTribune Staff, October 31, 2019 The Trump administration, unlike past administrations, recognizes and is addressing “the degree to which the Chinese Communist Party is truly hostile to the United States and our values,” U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Oct. 30. It is vital that the United States engage China, “as it […]

U.S., six Gulf allies sanction Iran’s IRGC, proxies

U.S., six Gulf allies sanction Iran’s IRGC, proxies

by WorldTribune Staff, October 31, 2019 The United States and six of its Gulf allies on Oct. 30 announced sanctions on 25 entities linked to Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and Lebanon-based Iranian terror proxy Hizbullah. The sanctions were set by Riyadh-based Terrorist Financing Targeting Center (TFTC), a two-year-old group that includes Saudi Arabia, […]

Who betrayed al-Baghdadi? Israel regards Iran’s Soleimani a higher value target

Who betrayed al-Baghdadi? Israel regards Iran’s Soleimani a higher value target

FPI / October 30, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com Some of the key information that led U.S. Special Forces to the hideout of Islamic State (ISIS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi came from the wife of an al-Baghdadi aide and one of the couriers the ISIS leader paid in order to avoid using mobile phones and computers. U.S. officials […]

Mopping up: U.S.-backed Kurdish forces attack ISIS brain trust; Baghdadi buried at sea

Mopping up: U.S.-backed Kurdish forces attack ISIS brain trust; Baghdadi buried at sea

by WorldTribune Staff, October 29, 2019 In the days following the operation that took out Islamic State (ISIS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, U.S.-backed Kurdish forces in Syria took aim at the remnants of the terror group’s leadership. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which provided key assistance which helped U.S. Special Forces track down Baghdadi, said […]

Communist International at 100: Hail China, Bernie, AOC; Resist ‘white supremacist’ Trump

Communist International at 100: Hail China, Bernie, AOC; Resist ‘white supremacist’ Trump

by WorldTribune Staff, October 29, 2019 On the 100th anniversary of its founding, Communist International called on its “comrades” around the globe to defeat capitalism and “imperialism”, to resist U.S. President Donald Trump, and to embrace China, North Korea, Cuba and U.S. socialist politicians such as Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. The anniversary coincided with […]

Changing Mideast matrix convinces Iran, Israel that war is inevitable

Changing Mideast matrix convinces Iran, Israel that war is inevitable

FPI / October 28, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com Excerpts from analysis by Yossef Bodansky, Senior Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs Israeli Prime Minister and Defense Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke on Oct. 10 at the memorial for the fatalities of the October 1973 War. He strongly hinted of the possibility of both an Israeli preemptive military strike against […]

Strategist: Al-Baghdadi is dead, but U.S. still lacks strategy for militant Islam

Strategist: Al-Baghdadi is dead, but U.S. still lacks strategy for militant Islam

by WorldTribune Staff, October 28, 2019 What strategic impact will the death of Islamic State (ISIS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi have on the U.S.’s 18-year war on terror? While indeed it is a win for the U.S., Baghdadi’s death will likely “not have any significant strategic impact in the broader Islamic movement across the globe,” […]

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