U.S., Persian Gulf allies step up coordination against stealth attacks tied to Iran

U.S., Persian Gulf allies step up coordination against stealth attacks tied to Iran

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty, May 30, 2019 The United States and key Middle East allies Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates stepped up pressure on Iran, warning against any attacks and taking measures to bolster cooperation to counter Teheran’s regional activities. The actions and comments on May 29 came […]

U.S., as it did with North Korea, is applying maximum pressure on Iran

U.S., as it did with North Korea, is applying maximum pressure on Iran

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct Iran is getting a taste of the maximum pressure strategy used by U.S. President Donald Trump that brought North Korea to the negotiating table. As the U.S. is set to impose sanctions on the Islamic Republic, Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani exchanged heated rhetoric after which Trump followed up […]

U.S., South Korean exercises focus on removing North Korean WMD

U.S., South Korean exercises focus on removing North Korean WMD

by WorldTribune Staff, December 17, 2017 U.S. and South Korean forces last week conducted a joint exercise aimed at infiltrating North Korea and removing the Kim Jong-Un regime’s weapons of mass destruction. North Korea last tested an ICBM on Nov. 29. Pyongyang claims the Hwasong-15 is capable of hitting anywhere in the United States. Last […]

U.S., S. Korea, Japan stage drill to track N. Korean missiles

U.S., S. Korea, Japan stage drill to track N. Korean missiles

by WorldTribune Staff, December 11, 2017 The U.S., South Korea and Japan on Dec. 11 began joint exercises in waters near the Korean peninsula aimed at tracking missiles from North Korea, Seoul’s Defense Ministry said. “During the drill, Aegis warships from each country will simulate detecting and tracking down potential ballistic missiles from the North […]

U.S., South Korea set for exercise with focus on synching operations in the event of war

U.S., South Korea set for exercise with focus on synching operations in the event of war

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk WASHINGTON — U.S. and South Korean warplanes will be crisscrossing the skies above and around South Korea early next month in the biggest show of allied force against the North so far. U.S. President Donald Trump and South Korea’s President Moon Jae-In agreed on the need to stage the […]

U.S., Japan conduct air exercises near Korean peninsula

U.S., Japan conduct air exercises near Korean peninsula

by WorldTribune Staff, August 9, 2017 The United States and Japan conducted joint air drills in skies near the Korean peninsula on Aug 8. Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers and two Japanese F-2 fighter jets took part in the drills, which were held near Japan’s southern Kyushu island, according to a news release […]

U.S., Russia to continue dialogue after Trump’s hand forced by Congress on sanctions

U.S., Russia to continue dialogue after Trump’s hand forced by Congress on sanctions

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on August 6 that he believed his American counterpart was ready to continue dialogue with Russia on complex issues despite bilateral tensions and the imposition of fresh U.S. sanctions against Moscow. “We felt the readiness of our U.S. colleagues to […]

U.S., Japan and India take part in joint naval drills seen as signal to China

U.S., Japan and India take part in joint naval drills seen as signal to China

by WorldTribune Staff, July 12, 2017 The U.S., Japanese and Indian navies have each dispatched aircraft carriers to the Bay of Bengal to take part in an exercise which analysts say is aimed at checking China’s increased presence in the region. The USS Nimitz of the U.S. Navy, INS Vikramaditya of the Indian Navy and […]

U.S., citing Iran’s arming of Hizballah, urges UN to enforce arms embargo

U.S., citing Iran’s arming of Hizballah, urges UN to enforce arms embargo

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power on January 18 expressed concern that Iran is supplying weapons to Lebanon’s Hizballah in violation of an arms embargo imposed by the United Nations Security Council. Power said Iran’s arming of Hizballah “continues to destabilize the Middle East” and urged the council […]

U.S., Europe condemn anti-Islamist Gen. Haftar’s for seizing Libyan oil terminals

U.S., Europe condemn anti-Islamist Gen. Haftar’s for seizing Libyan oil terminals

by WorldTribune Staff, September 14, 2016 An offensive into Libya’s “oil crescent” by Gen. Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA) has been condemned by the U.S. and its main European allies. “The governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States condemn this weekend’s attacks on Zueitina, Ras Lanuf, Es Sider […]