Japan’s Abe consulted with Trump on upcoming visit to Iran

Japan’s Abe consulted with Trump on upcoming visit to Iran

by WorldTribune Staff, June 11, 2019 U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a discussion ahead of Abe’s planned trip to Iran on June 12-14, a Japanese official said. Abe will be the first Japanese sitting prime minister to visit Iran in 41 years, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said. Suga […]

One million Chinese take to the streets in ‘last fight’ for Hong Kong

One million Chinese take to the streets in ‘last fight’ for Hong Kong

by WorldTribune Staff, June 10, 2019 More than one million people jammed the streets of Hong Kong on June 9 to protest the Chinese government’s proposed law that would allow the regime of supreme leader Xi Jinping to extradite people from Hong Kong to stand trial in the mainland. Organizers said it was the largest […]

Unreported: President Trump’s triumph in the UK

Unreported: President Trump’s triumph in the UK

by WorldTribune Staff, June 10, 2019 While the dignitaries he actually went to meet with in Great Britain had nothing but praise for U.S. President Donald Trump, the corporate media elites “tried to generate offense at every interaction” the president engaged in, the former executive assistant for President Ronald Reagan said in an op-ed. Trump […]

Trump administration limits display of rainbow flags at U.S. embassies

Trump administration limits display of rainbow flags at U.S. embassies

by WorldTribune Staff, June 9, 2019 The Trump administration has directed U.S. embassies abroad not to fly the LGBT rainbow flag on official flagpole stands. The directive comes as the LGBT community celebrates Pride Month. U.S. embassies in Israel, Germany, Brazil and Latvia were denied their requests for permission from the State Department to fly […]

‘Sophisticated and coordinated’ attack on 4 tankers seen mounted by ‘state actor’

‘Sophisticated and coordinated’ attack on 4 tankers seen mounted by ‘state actor’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 7, 2019 The attack last month on four oil tankers off the UAE coast was a “sophisticated and coordinated” operation carried out by a “state actor,” officials for Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Norway told the UN Security Council. On May 12, two Saudi oil tankers and a Norwegian ship were […]

Grateful world honors those who served on June 6, 1944

Grateful world honors those who served on June 6, 1944

by WorldTribune Staff, June 6, 2019 The world on Thursday honored the Allied troops who stormed the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944 on D-Day, the assault which precipitated the fall of Hitler’s Third Reich. “You are among the very greatest Americans who will ever live,” U.S. President Donald Trump said at the ceremony […]

Dead or alive? Fate of key North Koreans is a guessing game

Dead or alive? Fate of key North Koreans is a guessing game

FPI / June 6, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com Western intelligence on North Korea is primarily limited to satellite photos, regional specialists readily admit. Its weakness in human intelligence (HUMINT) was again demonstrated by recent conflicting reports on the disappearance of key North Korean officials involved in the failed Hanoi summit between Kim Jong-Un and U.S. President Donald […]

Nation of outlaws? New Zealand’s gun ‘amnesty’ nets only 530 firearms

Nation of outlaws? New Zealand’s gun ‘amnesty’ nets only 530 firearms

by WorldTribune Staff, June 5, 2019 In April, Reuters cited New Zealand police as saying they expected tens of thousands of guns to be surrendered after parliament passed tough new firearm laws in the wake of the Christchurch mosque shooting. The new legislation prohibits the circulation and use of most semi-automatic firearms, parts that convert […]

Taking on China: Administration zeros in on spying, including student agents

Taking on China: Administration zeros in on spying, including student agents

by WorldTribune Staff, June 4, 2019 The United States hosted 360,000 students from China last year, according to the Institute of International Education, more than any other country. Now amid increased technology espionage warnings from U.S. defense and intelligence agencies, policies are changing and Chinese students are feeling less welcome. U.S. officials have warned that […]

China’s modernized navy now has more warships than the U.S.

China’s modernized navy now has more warships than the U.S.

FPI / June 4, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com The modernization of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) has resulted in China having a fleet size larger than that of the United States. PLAN is now the world’s largest navy with 300 warship hulls, according an analysis by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) ChinaPower […]