Peace plan update: Jordan’s king in Washington, Netanyahu touts Arab ties

Peace plan update: Jordan’s king in Washington, Netanyahu touts Arab ties

by WorldTribune Staff, March 13, 2019 A flurry developments on the Middle East peace front are preceding the Trump administration’s expected unveiling next month of its peace plan for the region. On March 11, the Trump administration’s Middle East peace team met in Washington with Jordan’s King Abdullah II. On March 12, Prime Minister Benjamin […]

Think tank: Time to selectively cut U.S.-China economic ties

Think tank: Time to selectively cut U.S.-China economic ties

by WorldTribune Staff, January 18, 2019 Enough with the “endless talks and handshakes,” it is time to “untie the American economy from China,” a pair of analysts for a U.S.-based think tank wrote. In its 2017 national security strategy document, the Trump administration referred to China as a “revisionist” power attempting to reorder international politics to […]

Conrad Black: How President Trump has changed the world

Conrad Black: How President Trump has changed the world

by WorldTribune Staff, January 14, 2019 While the Washington, D.C. establishment and corporate media are at war with him, President Donald Trump is leading an American resurgence that is reshaping the world, columnist Conrad Black wrote for Canada’s National Post. Under Trump, the United States is no longer the “world’s premier chump,” Black wrote on […]

Pompeo in Egypt: ‘The age of self-inflicted American shame is over’

Pompeo in Egypt: ‘The age of self-inflicted American shame is over’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 11, 2019 Since President Donald Trump took office, the United States has “reasserted its traditional role as a force for good” in the Middle East, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a speech delivered at the American University in Cairo on Jan. 10. In a scathing rebuke of Obama administration […]

Mideast roundup: Report suggests Israel requested U.S. Syria pullout

Mideast roundup: Report suggests Israel requested U.S. Syria pullout

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE: Countdown: Top stories of 2018 by WorldTribune Staff, December 26, 2018 Israel requested the United States withdraw its troops from Syria ahead of a “winter offensive” the Jewish state plans to launch against Hizbullah, a Dec. 25 report said. The Trump administration’s decision to withdraw the roughly 2,000 American troops […]

Report: Mattis blocked Trump supporters from key Pentagon jobs

Report: Mattis blocked Trump supporters from key Pentagon jobs

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE: Countdown: Top stories of 2018 by WorldTribune Staff, December 26, 2018 The Pentagon’s doors may soon swing open to a number of supporters of President Donald Trump who felt they were locked out by departing Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, D.C. insiders say. “Mattis mostly hired Democrats, so this is an opportunity […]

Turkish troops, tanks move into northern Syria following U.S. announcement

Turkish troops, tanks move into northern Syria following U.S. announcement

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE: Countdown: Top stories of 2018 Turkey sent military reinforcements into Syria on Dec. 22 days after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would withdraw the roughly 2,000 U.S. troops stationed in Syria. “Around 35 tanks and other heavy weapons, carried aboard tank carriers, crossed the Jarablos border crossing in the […]

Blackmail at the border: Give us $50,000 each and we’ll go home, migrants demand

Blackmail at the border: Give us $50,000 each and we’ll go home, migrants demand

by WorldTribune Staff, December 12, 2018 Caravan migrants at the U.S. southern border have a proposal for President Donald Trump – give them each 50 grand and they’ll go back to their countries of origin. The blackmail attempt was in a list of demands reportedly sent to the U.S. consulate in Tijuana. Washington Times columnist […]

Unreported: Trump won backing at G-20 for WTO reform

Unreported: Trump won backing at G-20 for WTO reform

by WorldTribune Staff, December 4, 2018 World leaders at the G-20 Summit supported U.S. President Donald Trump’s call to reform the World Trade Organization (WTO). The G-20 leaders ended their two-day meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina on Dec. 1 with a statement acknowledging that the 23-year-old WTO is in need of repair. “The [multilateral] system is […]

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