Report: North Koreans had 2-day notice to prepare fertilizer plant for Kim appearance

Report: North Koreans had 2-day notice to prepare fertilizer plant for Kim appearance

FPI / May 13, 2020 Geostrategy-Direct.com Kim Jong-Un’s long-awaited and much-publicized return to the public eye on May 1 was reportedly cobbled together on very short notice. The North Korean leader’s attendance at the completion ceremony of the Sunchon Phosphatic Fertilizer Factory was put together two days before the actual event, the Daily NK reported […]

German intel: China’s Xi asked WHO chief to put hold on coronavirus data

German intel: China’s Xi asked WHO chief to put hold on coronavirus data

by WorldTribune Staff, May 10, 2020 Chinese supreme leader Xi Jinping made a personal plea to the director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO) to delay the release of critical information regarding the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, German intelligence reported. Xi spoke with WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Jan. 21 to press the WHO to […]

Theresa May defends globalism, criticizes Trump’s punishment of China, WHO

Theresa May defends globalism, criticizes Trump’s punishment of China, WHO

FPI / May 8, 2020 Commentary by Lee Cohen Many world leaders including those in the U.S., the UK, and Australia are calling for inquiries and punitive actions against what British author Charles Moore calls “a Chinese system of governmental, scientific and intellectual control whose secretiveness and mendacity have created the most sudden and widespread […]

Allegations of fraud in South Korean elections called warning on new voting technologies

Allegations of fraud in South Korean elections called warning on new voting technologies

by WorldTribune Staff, May 8, 2020 Suspicions of election fraud arose last month after South Korea’s general election, a report said. The ruling party of leftist President Moon Jae-In won by a landslide in a parliamentary election last month that attracted the highest voter turn out in 28 years, despite being held during the coronavirus pandemic. […]

Coronavirus as strategic distraction: Analyst details CCP’s Taiwan preparations

Coronavirus as strategic distraction: Analyst details CCP’s Taiwan preparations

FPI / May 6, 2020 Geostrategy-Direct.com The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is using the Wuhan coronavirus to advance its geostrategic position, an analyst said. While other nations are distracted in coping with the virus, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has stepped up activities in the First Island Chain, which extends from Japan through the Ryukyus, […]

Report: COVID-19 lockdowns could lead to disastrous rebound in tuberculosis infections

Report: COVID-19 lockdowns could lead to disastrous rebound in tuberculosis infections

by WorldTribune Staff, May 6, 2020 Coronavirus lockdown orders may lead to a worldwide rebound in tuberculosis infections, the effects of which could persist for years, new research showed. Social distancing mandates and stay-at-home orders will make it impossible for health care workers to test vulnerable populations and for patients to access ongoing treatments for […]

‘Five-eyes’ intelligence report: China destroyed lab evidence

‘Five-eyes’ intelligence report: China destroyed lab evidence

by WorldTribune Staff, May 5, 2020 Amid the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak in December and January, China destroyed laboratory evidence and silenced whistleblower doctors, an Australian newspaper reported, citing a Western intelligence report. The Australian Saturday Telegraph said the report is by the so-called “Five Eyes” intelligence-sharing consortium of Australia, New Zealand, Canada, United States and […]

Trump: ‘Conclusive’ evidence coronavirus originated in Wuhan lab

Trump: ‘Conclusive’ evidence coronavirus originated in Wuhan lab

by WorldTribune Staff, May 4, 2020 President Donald Trump on May 3 suggested that his administration will soon release “conclusive” evidence that the coronavirus originally leaked out of China’s Wuhan Institute of Virology. “I don’t think there is any question about it,” Trump responded during a Fox News town hall when asked a question on […]

Sweden responds firmly to China threats

Sweden responds firmly to China threats

FPI / May 4, 2020 Analysis by Paul Crespo While communist China has long touted its alleged “peaceful rise” as a global power, its increasingly brutish and bullying behavior toward less powerful countries has shown a harsher reality. Sweden is just the most recent example. Fortunately, Sweden is pushing back. As Axios reports, “a series […]

Coronavirus outcome: Bipartisan consensus emerges on decoupling from China

Coronavirus outcome: Bipartisan consensus emerges on decoupling from China

by WorldTribune Staff, May 3, 2020 Americans of all political stripes believe the U.S. relationship with China has to change amid the communist nation’s negligence in its response to the Wuhan coronavirus. A new McLaughlin & Associates poll found that 70 percent of Americans believe China “knowingly kept coronavirus data from international health professionals.” Only […]