Dangerous linkage: Iran will act on lessons learned from U.S.-North Korea showdown

Dangerous linkage: Iran will act on lessons learned from U.S.-North Korea showdown

Special to WorldTribune.com by Dr. Jack Caravelli, Geostrategy-Direct After vowing at the United Nations to “completely destroy” North Korea if necessary and following that verbal brinksmanship with the harshest economic sanctions ever imposed by the United States government, President Donald Trump has set U.S. policy on a seemingly inevitable collision course with the Hermit Kingdom. […]

U.S. House votes to block sale of commercial aircraft to Iran

U.S. House votes to block sale of commercial aircraft to Iran

by WorldTribune Staff, September 14, 2017 The U.S. House of Representatives on Sept. 13 voted to prevent sales of commercial aircraft to Iran. Rep. Peter Roskam, Illinois Republican, said the move was necessary due to Iran’s use of commercial airliners to transport weapons and troops to Syria. Iran has also used commercial flights to smuggle […]

Mossad: Iran and its proxies filling void left by defeated ISIS

Mossad: Iran and its proxies filling void left by defeated ISIS

by WorldTribune Staff, August 14, 2017 Iran is primed to “fill the void” created by the ongoing defeat of Islamic State (ISIS), the director of Israel’s Mossad warned. Mossad Director Yossi Cohen, in a briefing to Israel’s cabinet on Aug. 13, said Iran is expanding its control in the region and is taking over territory […]

Nikki Haley slams UN for failing to take ‘even minimal’ steps on Iran violations

Nikki Haley slams UN for failing to take ‘even minimal’ steps on Iran violations

by WorldTribune Staff, June 30, 2017 The United Nations continues to look the other way as Iran “repeatedly and deliberately” violates sanctions imposed by the world body, U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said on June 29. “The Security Council has failed to even take minimal steps to respond to these violations,” Haley told […]

Republicans press Trump to pursue Iranian fugitives Obama spared

Republicans press Trump to pursue Iranian fugitives Obama spared

by WorldTribune Staff, April 27, 2017 The Obama administration in its efforts to secure a nuclear deal with Iran and a foreign policy legacy for President Barack Obama let several Iranian fugitives off the hook in a move that “appears to have done serious damage to our national security,” House Republicans said. In a letter […]

Tillerson: Iran deal failed in key denuclearization objective

Tillerson: Iran deal failed in key denuclearization objective

by WorldTribune Staff, April 20, 2017 “Buying off” Iran with a flawed nuclear deal was not “a prudent way” to be deal with the Islamic Republic, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said. The deal pushed by former President Barack Obama “fails to achieve the objective of a non-nuclear Iran,” and only delays it becoming […]

Fallout from Iran ‘nuclear deal’: Saudis seen becoming ‘more active’ in developing WMD

Fallout from Iran ‘nuclear deal’: Saudis seen becoming ‘more active’ in developing WMD

by WorldTribune Staff, April 3, 2017 Saudi Arabia is expected to actively seek nuclear weapons capability to counter Iran, which continues to advance its own nuclear program despite the nuclear deal with world powers, a report said. “Saudi Arabia is in the early stages of nuclear development” and will only become “more active” in seeking […]

Palestinian official: ‘I pray to Allah that Iran will produce 1,000 nuclear bombs’

Palestinian official: ‘I pray to Allah that Iran will produce 1,000 nuclear bombs’

by WorldTribune Staff, February 27, 2017 Israel is “truly terrified” of the nuclear deal Iran signed with world powers, the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) envoy to Iran said, adding he hoped Teheran would “produce 1,000 nuclear bombs.” The comments by Salah Zawawi were made in a Feb. 20 interview on Iran-backed Hizbullah’s Al-Manar TV and were translated by […]

Trump: ‘Worst deal ever negotiated’ causes Iran to disrespect U.S.

Trump: ‘Worst deal ever negotiated’ causes Iran to disrespect U.S.

by WorldTribune Staff, February 6, 2017 Giving Iran much of what it wanted in the nuclear deal only “emboldened” the Islamic Republic to further “disrespect” the United States, President Donald Trump said in an interview that aired on Feb. 5. “I think it was the worst deal I’ve ever seen negotiated,” Trump told Fox News’s […]

Polls: Israelis don’t share Obama’s self-assessment that he is ‘good friend’

Polls: Israelis don’t share Obama’s self-assessment that he is ‘good friend’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 15, 2017 U.S. President Barack Obama insists he was a “good friend” to Israel during his tenure, it’s just that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Nethanyahu “did not recognize it.” A pair of polls published last week showed that the majority of Israelis did not feel that Obama was their friend. In […]