Cognitive dissonance in Seoul over the waving of American flags

Cognitive dissonance in Seoul over the waving of American flags

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk The sight of the American Stars and Stripes among the Taegukgi held high by loyalists to Park Geun-Hye is a reminder of the historical depth of ties among mostly aging Koreans to the country that rescued the South from annihilation by North Korea and China in the Korean War. […]

Green gloom: Carbon emissions were flat, economy grew for third year in a row

Green gloom: Carbon emissions were flat, economy grew for third year in a row

by WorldTribune Staff, March 23, 2017 As the world economy grew last year, global carbon dioxide emissions remained flat for a third year in a row, raising questions of whether the UN Paris climate agreement is necessary, a report said. The success of the shale gas industry, or fracking, paved the way as the United […]

Angered by media bias, older Koreans emerge as new, pro-U.S. political force

Angered by media bias, older Koreans emerge as new, pro-U.S. political force

by WorldTribune Staff, March 23, 2017 Impeached President Park Geun-Hye was a victim of “mob justice” fueled by an antagonistic liberal media in South Korea, Park’s supporters say. “Socrates was put to death, and Jesus crucified, in mob trials,” one of Park’s lawyer, Seo Seok-Gu, told the Constitutional Court, denouncing the National Assembly’s vote to […]

Just what is the ‘Deep State’ that is obviously at war with Donald Trump?

Just what is the ‘Deep State’ that is obviously at war with Donald Trump?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Dennis Jamison, Fairfax Free Citizen Much has recently been written about the shadowy alternative government operatives of the “Deep State” within the United States. Many conservative talk-show hosts have increasingly warned Americans about an organized opposition against Donald Trump’s presidency. Not long ago, Rush Limbaugh began to increase his focus upon […]

Was Kim Jong-Un behind last year’s biggest bank heist ever?

Was Kim Jong-Un behind last year’s biggest bank heist ever?

by WorldTribune Staff, March 23, 2017 The FBI suspects North Korea, assisted by Chinese middlemen, stole $81 million last year from the Bangladesh central bank’s account at the Federal Reserve in New York. U.S. federal prosecutors are reportedly building a case implicating Kim Jong-Un’s government in what may be one of the largest bank heists […]

Poised for war: Tensions mount North and South of Korea’s DMZ

Poised for war: Tensions mount North and South of Korea’s DMZ

by WorldTribune Staff, March 22, 2017 A massive U.S. show of force and South Korea’s deployment of the THAAD missile defense system in response to a perpetually belligerent North Korea are raising tensions – and preparations for war – on the Korean Peninsula. The arrival of a U.S. aircraft carrier strike group is reportedly part […]

Democrats at Comey hearing repeatedly cited ex-British spy’s discredited dossier

Democrats at Comey hearing repeatedly cited ex-British spy’s discredited dossier

by WorldTribune Staff, March 22, 2017 In questioning FBI Director James Comey and NSA chief Mike Rogers, several Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee on March 20 referenced the so-called “Trump dossier” which has been widely dismissed as a subsidized work of fiction. The dossier by former British spy Christopher Steele suggested the Russians had […]

California Democrats would pull state funds from firms helping build ‘wall of shame’

California Democrats would pull state funds from firms helping build ‘wall of shame’

by WorldTribune Staff, March 22, 2017 A trio of California Democrats are pushing legislation that would have the state divest from any company participating in the construction of President Donald Trump’s border wall. The proposal by Democratic state representatives Phil Ting, Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher and Eduardo Garcia would force California to end its pension investments […]

Who is James Comey? Unelected Obama appointee investigated both candidates in tense 2016 showdown

Who is James Comey? Unelected Obama appointee investigated both candidates in tense 2016 showdown

by WorldTribune Staff, March 22, 2017 FBI Director James Comey, a man who “is answerable to not a single voter in the land,” launched investigations into both candidates in “the most contentious presidential campaign in recent American history,” a columnist noted on March 21. “For a guy who claims to be above or beneath or […]

A citizen’s assessment of the March 20 Comey-Rogers Intelligence Committee hearing

A citizen’s assessment of the March 20 Comey-Rogers Intelligence Committee hearing

Special to WorldTribune.com By Jonathon Moseley, Fairfax Free Citizen I attended the March 20, 2017, House Intelligence Committee hearing, led by Congressman Devin Nunes, hearing from “Defenders of the Establishment” Admiral Michael Rogers, head of the National Security Agency, and James Comey, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Speaking for myself, I went away […]