Trump’s win on USMCA, stalled EU talks pave way for U.S.-UK trade pact

Trump’s win on USMCA, stalled EU talks pave way for U.S.-UK trade pact

FPI / July 5, 2020 Commentary by Lee Cohen Wednesday’s announcement of the start of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) is a major accomplishment for the Trump administration — fulfilling its promise to modernize the way trade agreements are written — as well as a major economic boost for our continent. Along with frustration over […]

UK eyes re-evaluation of China ties amid Beijing’s coronavirus disinformation

UK eyes re-evaluation of China ties amid Beijing’s coronavirus disinformation

by WorldTribune Staff, March 30, 2020 When the coronavirus crisis is over, the British government should re-evaluate its relationship with China, including whether to continue to use Huawei for the UK’s 5G infrastructure, government officials said. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government is said to be furious over China’s ongoing pandemic disinformation campaign. “There has to […]

How President Bernie Sanders would poison ties with post-Corbyn UK

How President Bernie Sanders would poison ties with post-Corbyn UK

Special to WorldTribune , March 2, 2020 Commentary By Lee Cohen While Joe Biden staved off the reaper in the South Carolina primary on Saturday, Bernie Sanders seems well-positioned to outpace him to become the Democrat nominee to challenge President Donald Trump. This causes great consternation to many Democrats, who look to the thrashing that […]

Britain to close borders to non-English speakers, unskilled workers

Britain to close borders to non-English speakers, unskilled workers

FPI / February 20, 2020 Post-Brexit Great Britain plans to close its borders to those who can’t speak English and to unskilled workers, reports say. The move is part of the administration of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s overhaul of immigration laws aimed at ending the era of cheap EU labor in the UK’s factories, warehouses, […]

New DOJ indictment charges Huawei helped Iran spy on protesters

New DOJ indictment charges Huawei helped Iran spy on protesters

FPI / February 16, 2020 By Lee Cohen The U.S. Department of Justice on Feb. 13 filed new charges against Chinese telecom giant Huawei, accusing it, among other things, of stealing U.S. trade secrets and assisting the Iranian government to spy on protesters as well as illegally doing business with North Korea. Specific charges include […]

UK-Brexit vote will have far-reaching geostrategic ramifications

UK-Brexit vote will have far-reaching geostrategic ramifications

FPI / December 20, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com [Editor’s note: Britain’s new Parliament on Friday voted overwhelmingly to back Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit accord, a significant step toward the country’s departure from the European Union on Jan. 31.] Excerpts from analysis by Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs The Dec. 12 general election in […]

After Tory landslide, Johnson promises Brexit, Trump sees ‘harbinger’

After Tory landslide, Johnson promises Brexit, Trump sees ‘harbinger’

by WorldTribune Staff, December 13, 2019 Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Conservative Party on Thursday won a sizable majority in the British parliament and now says Brexit will become reality at the end of January. The Tories won 365 seats in the House of Commons compared to 203 for the Labour Party. The results […]

Boris Johnson seen following Trump’s lead, withdrawing from Iran nuclear deal

Boris Johnson seen following Trump’s lead, withdrawing from Iran nuclear deal

by WorldTribune Staff, July 24, 2019 The Boris Johnson government will likely withdraw Great Britain from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, a member of UK parliament said. Matthew Offord, an MP of the Conservative party, told i24News on July 23 that he believes Johnson will follow U.S. President Donald Trump’s lead and withdraw from the […]

Brits busted: Efforts to help Obama, Clinton rig 2016 election about to go mainstream, report says

Brits busted: Efforts to help Obama, Clinton rig 2016 election about to go mainstream, report says

by WorldTribune Staff, July 12, 2019 There is “extreme panic” in London among political and intelligence power players following the resignation of UK Ambassador to the U.S. Kim Darroch, a report noted. On July 6, the contents of highly classified cables between Darroch and Downing Street were leaked to a British newspaper in which the […]

Who tried to kill Sergei Skripal? London, Moscow trade accusations; Ex-spy fights for life

Who tried to kill Sergei Skripal? London, Moscow trade accusations; Ex-spy fights for life

by WorldTribune Staff, March 22, 2018 Moscow continues to deny any culpability in the poisoning in Britain of a former Russian intelligence officer and his daughter. Sergei Skripal, who betrayed numerous Russian agents to Britain, and his daughter, Yulia Skripal, continue to fight for their lives after the March 4 poisoning in the southern English […]