Where’s Vladimir? Kremlin spokesmen vague on Putin’s health

Where’s Vladimir? Kremlin spokesmen vague on Putin’s health

Special to WorldTribune.com Compiled by Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com The Kremlin is adamant that rumors about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ill health are only rumors. But Putin has not been meeting his scheduled events over the past couple of months. In early November, Putin spokesman Dmitry Peskov confirmed that Putin suffered from some illness. He denied […]

Putin bombshell: He planned invasion, war in Georgia 4 years ago

Putin bombshell: He planned invasion, war in Georgia 4 years ago

Special to WorldTribune.com Compiled by Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com On the fourth anniversary of the brief but brutal war with Georgia over the breakaway region of South Ossetia, Russian President Vladimir Putin admitted that the invasion of Georgia was long planned and he was personally involved in the approval and execution of the war. Putin’s comments […]

Obama administration pushes to ratify Law of Sea treaty to deter China

Obama administration pushes to ratify Law of Sea treaty to deter China

Special to WorldTribune.com Compiled by Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com Senior Obama administration officials last week urged the Senate to approve a bill authorizing the U.S. to become a party to the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea. Doing so, they said, would better deter China’s “excessive” claims in the Western Pacific region. “As a […]

NATO states announce missile shield already in place

NATO states announce missile shield already in place

Special to WorldTribune.com Compiled by Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com NATO took a step forward toward completing a comprehensive ballistic missile shield by announcing that an “interim capability” to destroy incoming missiles was already in operation. “The United States and our European allies are investing in common security and it is an excellent example of the renewed […]

Russian admiral pours cold water on idea of China ‘military alliance’

Russian admiral pours cold water on idea of China ‘military alliance’

Special to WorldTribune.com Compiled by Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com Week-long Chinese-Russian naval exercises in the Yellow Sea ended April 27 with much official hype but little convincing enthusiasm. That’s because throughout the exercises China desperately tried to convince the world that a solid Sino-Russian military alliance was in the works. The Chinese Defense Ministry called the […]

Why Japan, but not South Korea, will help U.S. stop China’s takeover of Taiwan

Why Japan, but not South Korea, will help U.S. stop China’s takeover of Taiwan

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk The following by WorldTribune.com columnist Don Kirk, originally appeared in The Hill. The visit to Asia by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi exposed one reality that many people did not realize: The United States cannot count on its ally, the Republic of Korea, for support if war breaks out in the Taiwan Straits. The United States, […]

Marketing campaign, Phase II: Having a heart attack in your twenties is normal

Marketing campaign, Phase II: Having a heart attack in your twenties is normal

Special to WorldTribune, July 14, 2022 Analysis by Joe Schaeffer, 247 Real News “Seemingly healthy” and suddenly dead is becoming a routine part of the 24-hour news cycle these days, and, ominously, it is not just about coronavirus vaccine injury denial. A far more sinister phase of the operation has commenced. As WorldTribune reported July […]

23 on terror watch list caught crossing border in 2021

23 on terror watch list caught crossing border in 2021

by WorldTribune Staff, April 19, 2022 Border Patrol agents caught 23 individuals on the terrorist watch list attempting to cross the U.S. southern border in 2021, according to data obtained by Fox News via a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. The 23 individuals were taken into custody between Jan. 20 and Dec. 30, 2021. […]

Flashback: Dean Acheson’s fateful speech and the outbreak of the Korean War on June 25, 1950

Flashback: Dean Acheson’s fateful speech and the outbreak of the Korean War on June 25, 1950

Special to WorldTribune.com 247 Real News, January 21, 2022 by Miles Maochun Yu, Hoover Institution,, Originally published March 9, 2017 On Jan. 12 1950, Secretary of State Dean Acheson gave a well-crafted speech at the National Press Club, a speech which has lived in infamy since its delivery, still haunting the U.S. and its allies […]

China complaint on Starlink near miss seen as rationale to arm its space station

China complaint on Starlink near miss seen as rationale to arm its space station

FPI / January 5, 2022 Geostrategy-Direct By Richard Fisher On Dec. 3, 2021, China complained to the United Nations that on July 1 and Oct. 21, 2021, satellites of the United States SpaceX Corporation’s Starlink Internet-satellite constellation came close to China’s Tiangong space station, forcing at least one avoidance maneuver. China’s complaint, however, may end […]