White House defends Trump’s call to Putin after Russian election

White House defends Trump’s call to Putin after Russian election

by WorldTribune Staff, March 22, 2018 Amid a torrent of mainstream media criticism, the White House on March 21 defended President Donald Trump’s decision to make a congratulatory call to Russian President Vladimir Putin after his recent re-election victory. In a pair of tweets on his call with Putin, Trump said U.S. news organizations “wanted […]

Trump’s executive order allows Air Force to call back 1,200 retired fighter jet pilots

Trump’s executive order allows Air Force to call back 1,200 retired fighter jet pilots

by WorldTribune Staff, October 25, 2017 U.S. President Donald Trump responded to what the Pentagon called “an acute shortage of pilots” by issuing an executive order allowing the Air Force to recall up to 1,000 retired pilots. The decision was made as tensions on the Korean peninsula are at the highest levels since a truce […]

U.S.-led coalition says it will not support Iraqi or Kurdish forces in Kirkuk

U.S.-led coalition says it will not support Iraqi or Kurdish forces in Kirkuk

by WorldTribune Staff, October 16, 2017 The U.S.-led coalition said it will remain neutral and urged both sides to avoid escalating tensions amid reports that Iraqi and Kurdish Peshmerga forces exchanged fire near Kirkuk. The Peshmerga, a key coalition ally in the fight against Islamic State (ISIS) since 2014, said the Iraqi advancement in Kirkuk […]

Limbaugh: Where are the Republicans? ‘It’s because of Trump we don’t have Hillary Clinton’

Limbaugh: Where are the Republicans? ‘It’s because of Trump we don’t have Hillary Clinton’

by WorldTribune Staff, May 21, 2017 With Democrats and the media “out there howling like wolves” over President Donald Trump and Russia and talk of impeachment, Rush Limbaugh asked “where are the Republicans?” “They’re making no effort to defend the president. The president, as I’ve been maintaining, all he’s got is you. You people that […]

Sen. Rand Paul: ‘We’re very lucky’ Sen. John McCain’s not in charge

Sen. Rand Paul: ‘We’re very lucky’ Sen. John McCain’s not in charge

by WorldTribune Staff, February 20, 2017 Sen. John McCain’s criticism of President Donald Trump’s feud with the media is driven by his “personal dispute” with Trump and America is “very lucky” that McCain is not the one in the White House, Sen. Rand Paul said. “Everything that he says about the president is colored by […]

List of shame: Here are the Republicans who took Soros funding

List of shame: Here are the Republicans who took Soros funding

by WorldTribune Staff, February 6, 2017 Leftist billionaire George Soros poured millions of dollars into Hillary Clinton’s failed presidential bid and generously padded the campaign coffers of many Democratic Party candidates in 2016. Soros’s donations to GOP candidates, however, have mostly flown under the radar. Soros gave $202,700 to Republican presidential candidate John Kasich, making […]

Obama angers both sides of the aisle by commuting Chelsea Manning’s sentence

Obama angers both sides of the aisle by commuting Chelsea Manning’s sentence

by WorldTribune Staff, January 18, 2017 Republicans and Democrats alike expressed outrage over President Barack Obama’s decision on Jan. 17 to commute the 35-year prison term of Chelsea Manning. Manning, the former Army intelligence specialist who turned over some 700,000 classified and sensitive diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks, will be released in May. Sen. John McCain, […]

AFRICOM nominee: ISIL threat grows in Libya as Obama blocks airstrikes

AFRICOM nominee: ISIL threat grows in Libya as Obama blocks airstrikes

by WorldTribune Staff, June 22, 2016 The United States has developed solid intel on Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) targets in Libya but has not taken action as airstrikes require presidential approval, which President Barack Obama has not given, the general nominated to lead U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) said. “There are targets being […]

Syria’s fate: Does U.S. prefer Assad’s secular government or a hardline Islamist regime?

Syria’s fate: Does U.S. prefer Assad’s secular government or a hardline Islamist regime?

John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The geopolitical chess game over Syria continues as the world enters autumn with the clouds of war swirling in the Eastern Mediterranean. The civil war which has engulfed Syria since 2011 killing 100,000, and now having crossed President Obama’s proverbial “red line” of chemical weapons use allegedly by the […]

The stench of Benghazi: Select committee must be impaneled now

The stench of Benghazi: Select committee must be impaneled now

Sol W. Sanders   Despite superficial controversy either purposely manufactured by the Obama administration to cover its tracks or simply the product of a kept main stream media, fundamental issues associated with the assassination of four Americans hovers ghostlike over the political scene. Neither Gen. David Petraeus’ sexual peccadilloes — and, apparently, other high level […]