Trump approves sale of lethal weapons to Ukraine

Trump approves sale of lethal weapons to Ukraine

by WorldTribune Staff, January 1, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump has approved the sale of lethal arms to Ukraine, which continues to battle pro-Russian separatists in its eastern province. The move was supported by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, according to a report by The Washington Post. Though Russia is […]

Some blunt questions for the authors of our new Afghanistan strategy

Some blunt questions for the authors of our new Afghanistan strategy

Special to WorldTribune.com By Washington staff, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs U.S. President Donald Trumps was fully aware that his Aug. 21, 2017, speech on a supposedly new U.S. “strategy” on Afghanistan — his first major prime time policy speech since taking office — was neither his speech nor his policy. Neither was it, in any […]

Jordan hits ISIS targets inside Syria

Jordan hits ISIS targets inside Syria

by WorldTribune Staff, February 5, 2017 Jordan on Feb. 3 carried out airstrikes on Islamic State (ISIS) targets in southern Syria. The Jordanian army confirmed the attacks targeted an arms depot, a facility in which car bombs were being made, and a barracks used to house ISIS jihadists. The attack in southern Syria occurred just […]

‘Shredded’ U.S. credibility: Former military officials slam Obama’s ISIL strategy

‘Shredded’ U.S. credibility: Former military officials slam Obama’s ISIL strategy

by WorldTribune Staff, September 1, 2016 U.S. President Barack Obama has yet to forge a “sound strategy” in the fight against Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) and lacks the “political will” to take advice from his military commanders, a group of former military officials said in a report. “At the end of the […]