Anti-establishment is in: Limbaugh and Levin back Cruz, Paglia warms to Trump

Anti-establishment is in: Limbaugh and Levin back Cruz, Paglia warms to Trump

Special to WorldTribune.com Pundits of all stripes and political leanings are jumping on the anti-establishment bandwagon. Conservative bulwark Rush Limbaugh called GOP candidate and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz the “closest in our lifetimes we have ever been to Ronald Reagan.” “I think he has the ability to appeal to everybody,” said Limbaugh in a Fox […]

ISIL ‘secretary of defense’ said to be alive but badly wounded In Syria

ISIL ‘secretary of defense’ said to be alive but badly wounded In Syria

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty A top Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) militant commander who U.S. officials said was “likely” killed by air strikes last week was actually only badly wounded, Syrian observers and activists say. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which has a network of observers within […]

Anti-Israel coalition plans ‘women flotilla’ for September

Anti-Israel coalition plans ‘women flotilla’ for September

Special to WorldTribune.com An anti-Israel coalition will again attempt to break Israel’s naval blockade of the Gaza Strip, this time with a “Women’s Boat to Gaza”. The Freedom Flotilla Coalition (FFC), which has been behind previous attempts to breach the blockade on Gaza, will launch the Women’s Boat to Gaza (WBG) in mid-September. The WBG […]

Turkish government seizes control of best-selling opposition newspaper

Turkish government seizes control of best-selling opposition newspaper

Special to WorldTribune.com One of the few remaining independent voices that routinely published viewpoints opposite of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been taken over by the Turkish government. Zaman, Turkey’s best-selling opposition newspaper, came under government control on March 4 as Erdogan’s government continued its assault on press freedom. Protesters opposed to the takeover were […]

U.S. veteran killed in Israel by stabbing attack praised by Hamas

U.S. veteran killed in Israel by stabbing attack praised by Hamas

Special to WorldTribune.com An American military veteran was killed in a terrorist attack in Israel on March 8 while U.S. Vice President was visiting the country. Taylor Force, a 28-year-old Vanderbilt University graduate student and a U.S. military veteran who Biden said served tours of duty in Afghanistan and Iraq, was killed and 11 people […]

Trump? Yes: ‘We need somebody to get us back to where we were’

Trump? Yes: ‘We need somebody to get us back to where we were’

Special to WorldTribune.com Establishment Republicans who “never dreamed they would be losing control” are trying to keep Donald Trump from getting the GOP nomination, actor Jon Voight said. In endorsing Trump, the award-winning actor said “he’s an answer to our problems” and “we need to get behind him.” Voight, 77, told Breitbart News in an interview […]

Trump? No: Being leader of the Free World is not a reality show

Trump? No: Being leader of the Free World is not a reality show

Special to WorldTribune.com By Matthew R. Drayton Like many Americans, I thought the Donald Trump phenomenon would have faded by now. Now that it is very likely that he could be the Republican nominee in November, I feel obligated to share my concerns about Donald Trump’s ability to be Commander in Chief. Donald Trump, if […]

Saudis get diplomatic pressure to pay foreign construction workers

Saudis get diplomatic pressure to pay foreign construction workers

Special to WorldTribune.com Saudi Arabia is being pressed to ensure foreign construction workers, many of whom have not been paid for months, receive their salaries. The workers who flocked to the kingdom when oil prices were skyrocketing are now seen as being victimized by low oil prices as the Saudi government clamps down on state […]

Arizona sheriff: Obama has ‘handcuffed the Border Patrol’

Arizona sheriff: Obama has ‘handcuffed the Border Patrol’

Special to WorldTribune.com A local law enforcement officer has gone public with criticism of the Barack Obama administration’s border policies. President Barack Obama has “handcuffed the Border Patrol” and is preventing agents from enforcing immigration laws, an Arizona sheriff said on March 8. “We should be putting every resource to the border,” Pinal County Sheriff […]