Realism not rhetoric needed to defeat ISIL, warns Gates

Realism not rhetoric needed to defeat ISIL,  warns Gates

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler NEW YORK — Former U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates slammed both the Obama Administration and the presidential primary candidates calling for long-term realism in America’s fight against the Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL) terrorism. “I think that the president has all along underestimated ISIS, has underestimated the degree […]

Stalinist Cuba, mass graves, and a U.S. president’s legacy

Stalinist Cuba, mass graves, and a U.S. president’s legacy

Special to WorldTribune.com By Frank Calzon On Jan. 8, 1959, as Fidel Castro entered Havana in triumph and the dictator Fulgencio Batista fled Cuba, Raul Castro opened up a mass grave in Santiago and immediately executed seventy one Cubans without due process. As the Obama Administration begins a final year of diplomatic appeasement of tyrants […]

#4 —The strange death of Hawaii’s Department of Health Director, Loretta Fuddy

#4 —The strange death of Hawaii’s Department of Health Director, Loretta Fuddy

TOP 2014 STORIES Special to WorldTribune.com, Jan. 10 By Grace Vuoto The controversy swirling around President Obama’s birth certificate simply will not die. Take a recent plane crash in Hawaii. Some facts are so striking they require further examination. On Dec. 11, 2013 a small plane in Hawaii on a routine flight in the middle […]

Death of an American hero: Larry Grathwohl infiltrated Weather Underground and continued to speak out

Death of an American hero: Larry Grathwohl infiltrated Weather Underground and continued to speak out

Special to WorldTribune.com By Cliff Kincaid Larry Grathwohl may be best known as the FBI informant in the Weather Underground who disclosed the murderous roles of Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn, in their Weather Underground criminal gang. Unexpectedly, Larry, a good friend for many years, passed away last week. The Weather Underground had put out […]

Political thugocracy at the top: Several special prosecutors should be appointed

Political thugocracy at the top: Several special prosecutors should be appointed

Jeffrey T. Kuhner President Obama is facing a perfect storm of scandals, cover-ups and criminality that threatens to sweep him from power. This week marks the 40th anniversary of the first Watergate hearings. They eventually brought down President Nixon, forcing him to resign. Mr. Obama is the liberal Nixon — a corrupt chief executive, who […]

Barack Obama, Huey Long and the totalitarian temptation

Barack Obama, Huey Long and the totalitarian temptation

Sol W. Sanders   We live in dangerous times. Not so much that the world economy threatens to crash, that our carefully nuanced political system in the U.S. is momentarily checkmated, or even that while the U.S. is running the highest unemployment rates in recent memory the European Community has not resolved its disintegrating common […]

Escape from the USSR and immigration to USA: We did it our way, and legally

Escape from the USSR and immigration to USA: We did it our way, and legally

Lev Navrozov The year was 1969. To an outsider, it would seem that the occupants of that white stone house on the hill, acres of birch trees, a cherry orchard, and surrounded by a high fence are happily enjoying their life. We worked at home. Rarely, my wife, chief editor of the Soviet branch of […]

Barack Obama, Hugo Chavez, the Cuban DGI and U.S. national security

Barack Obama, Hugo Chavez, the Cuban DGI and U.S. national security

Special to WorldTribune.com By Cliff Kincaid President Obama’s mind-boggling statement about Marxist Hugo Chavez of Venezuela not having “a serious national security impact” on the United States is getting little national media attention. But like the private conversation with outgoing Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in March, the comments about Chavez, who operates Venezuela as a […]

Technology secrets, highly-valued by slave masters, are more precious for the free

Technology secrets, highly-valued by slave masters, are more precious for the free

Lev Navrozov Before the 1917 revolution in Russia and for a while after it, no one paid attention to the meaning of the words involved, though the meanings of words are decisive in the brain work — in thinking and its conclusions, incarnated in the words of the language of a given nation. In Russian, […]

The coming train wreck

The coming train wreck

Sol W. Sanders   [See Archive] Resembling a huge 74-wheeler packed with unassembled goodies, the U.S. is stranded on the world economy grade-crossing with the Euro express gathering speed as it tears down the Trans-Atlantic financial tracks for a seemingly inevitable collision. A police report written by patronizing Harvard economists some time in the dim […]