President Trump announces plans to designate Mexican drug cartels ‘terrorist’

President Trump announces plans to designate Mexican drug cartels ‘terrorist’

FPI / December 4, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com U.S. President Donald Trump said he intends to designate Mexico’s drug cartels as foreign terrorist organizations. “I will be designating the cartels,” Trump said in an interview with former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly. O’Reilly also raised the issue of the U.S. sending drones into Mexico. Trump did not […]

Pompeo speech marks dramatic, Trump-led shift in China policy

Pompeo speech marks dramatic, Trump-led shift in China policy

FPI / November 7, 2019 By Richard Fisher, Geostrategy-Direct.com While fighting for its political existence against the Democrat Party led campaign for impeachment in the United States House of Representatives, the administration of President Donald Trump remains capable of strong leadership, such as working to forge a new American policy consensus on China. In a […]

Pompeo on China: We now know CCP ‘is truly hostile to the United States and our values’

Pompeo on China: We now know CCP ‘is truly hostile to the United States and our values’

by WorldTribune Staff, October 31, 2019 The Trump administration, unlike past administrations, recognizes and is addressing “the degree to which the Chinese Communist Party is truly hostile to the United States and our values,” U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Oct. 30. It is vital that the United States engage China, “as it […]

‘COUP’: House Democrats discuss detaining Trump officials who refuse to testify

‘COUP’: House Democrats discuss detaining Trump officials who refuse to testify

by WorldTribune Staff, October 14, 2019 Democrats have had conversations about having the House of Representatives sergeant-at-arms take uncooperative White House officials into custody, Rep. Rashida Tlaib said. Tlaib, Michigan Democrat, said on Oct. 12 that Democrats have discussed jailing allies of President Donald Trump who do not comply with congressional subpoenas in the House’s […]

Erdogan unwavering on Syria operation; U.S., Europe weigh response

Erdogan unwavering on Syria operation; U.S., Europe weigh response

by WorldTribune Staff, October 13, 2019 Despite “threats from right and left” calling on Turkey to cease its assault on Kurds in northern Syria, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared that the operation will continue. “We will never stop this step we have taken against the PYD/YPG… We will not stop it no matter what […]

China pulls out of Iran energy project amid pressure from U.S.

China pulls out of Iran energy project amid pressure from U.S.

Geostrategy-Direct.com China has withdrawn from a $5 billion deal to help develop Iran’s massive South Pars natural gas field. The action, announced by Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh on the ministry’s SHANA website, came during continued intense pressure on both nations from the Trump administration and follows a series of military confrontations in the Persian […]

Trump: Removal of 50 U.S. troops puts heat on Turkey

Trump: Removal of 50 U.S. troops puts heat on Turkey

by WorldTribune Staff, October 8, 2019 U.S. President Donald Trump said he will be watching closely what Turkey does militarily in northern Syria after the U.S. announced it will pull its troops out of the area. Trump said there would be “big trouble” if Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s forces do anything inhumane. The president […]

State Dept: Trump to cut Obama-era refugee inflow by 80 percent in 2020

State Dept: Trump to cut Obama-era refugee inflow by 80 percent in 2020

by WorldTribune Staff, September 27, 2019 President Donald Trump will fulfill a 2016 campaign promise by cutting the inflow of refugees by 80 percent in 2020, the State Department said on Sept. 26. The Trump administration will lower the refugee resettlement cap to a maximum of 18,000 admissions next year, which the State Department said […]

John Bolton’s hard line served President Trump’s strategy, until it didn’t

John Bolton’s hard line served President Trump’s strategy, until it didn’t

by WorldTribune Staff, September 11, 2019 Six weeks after hiring John Bolton as national security adviser in April 2018, President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the Obama-era nuclear pact with Iran and has pummeled Teheran with sanctions in the time since. Analysts say Bolton, a strong proponent of pulling out of the […]

Summer of the media’s discontent: White House takes close look at WaPo bias

Summer of the media’s discontent: White House takes close look at WaPo bias

by WorldTribune Staff, September 9, 2019 In its reporting on the accomplishments of President Donald Trump from Memorial Day to Labor Day, The Washington Post characterized Trump’s performance as the “lost summer.” Who really had the “lost summer”? As temperatures were on the rise, an analysis said, the Post was employing a two-pronged bias playbook […]

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