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Legacy watch: Israel should beware a wounded Obama »

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Special to WorldTribune.com By Norman A. Bailey The lamed U.S. president might well seek to repair his reputation abroad — at Israel’s expense. The potential consequences of the Republican sweep of the 2014…

Hard Drive III: Shocking reason we were told Congressional investigation was unlikely »

'Huawei has a law firm on every corner in Washington D.C. and has helped elect several current members of Congress.'

Special to WorldTribune.com [Third of three excerpts from the new book, Hard Drive. Click here for Part I,   Part II.] On June 24, 2012, Dr. Shane Truman Todd, a young American engineer, was…

President Obama seen curtailing support for Israel after midterm elections »

Goldberg wrote that 'relations between Israel and the United States were moving toward a "full-blown crisis.' / Atlantic

Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama was said to be preparing to end diplomatic support for Israel by 2015, according to a leading U.S. journalist. The journalist, who enjoys close ties…

N.Y. Times confirms: There were weapons of mass destruction in Iraq »

Staff Sgt. James F. Burns in Baghdad in 2004, a week before discovering a Sarin shell. "They put a gag order on all of us." / Mohammed Uraibi / AP

Special to WorldTribune.com The New York Times reported on Oct. 14 that U.S. troops in Iraq had between 2004 and 2011 repeatedly encountered Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD). Meanwhile, voters back home and…

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It’s come to this: Time to impeach ‘Emperor Obama’ »

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Special to WorldTribune.com By Grace Vuoto President Barack Obama is in open defiance of the U.S. Constitution. This week,…

Boeing to press Obama administration on Iran for license extensions, additional sales »

Iran could buy additional equipment from Boeing if sanctions are lifted. / AP

Special to WorldTribune.com ABU DHABI — Boeing plans to obtain U.S. permission to sell additional aerospace equipment to Iran.…

Energy firm plans expansion of Israel’s Tamar gas field, with pipeline to Egypt »

The Tamar offshore gas field. / Albatross

Special to WorldTribune.com TEL AVIV — Israel’s offshore Tamar natural gas field could undergo an upgrade to increase capacity…

UN committee resolution could refer North Korea rulers to International Criminal Court »

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Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — It’s one of the tougher warnings the world community…

U.S. stations general in Israel to coordinate defense assistance in future war »

Lt. Gen. Darryl Roberson in Israel.

Special to WorldTribune.com TEL AVIV — The United States has deployed a senior commander to help Israel in any…

U.S. urges Iraq to make use of the military aircraft it bought »

An Iraqi C-130J.

Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — The United States has urged Iraq to use its new military aircraft in the…

Brain drain: Ousted defense firm executive says researchers fleeing Erdogan’s Turkey »

Hasan Palaz.

Special to WorldTribune.com ANKARA — Researchers at Turkey’s leading defense institute are leaving the country amid government pressure. Scientists…

Iraq losing billions in oil exports after ISIL captured pipeline »

Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline.

Special to WorldTribune.com BAGHDAD — Iraq has been losing billions of dollars because of a halt in crude oil…

Obama seeks to preempt Congress on Iran

Obama avoids endorsing Hong Kong protests

UN committee resolution could refer North Korea rulers to International Criminal Court »

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — It’s one of the tougher warnings the world community has sent to the neo-Stalinist regime in North Korea; a detailed condemnation of widespread human rights abuses in the reclusive communist […]…

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Obama is reversing Reagan’s Cold War victory, inviting new hot wars »

Jeffrey T. Kuhner President Obama is on the verge of an historic triumph. Since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the American Left has been bitter about America’s victory in the Cold War. For decades, they preached moral equivalence between […]…

Speaking at Berlin's Brandenberg Gate in October 1987, President Ronald Reagan called for Soviet leader Gorbachev to "tear down this wall."

‘Blessed are the meek’? Documentary slams Korean megachurch pastors »

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk, East-Asia-Intel.com The growth of megachurches worldwide is a phenomenon in which thousands of individual churches or parishes each claim more than 2,000 members. The Full Gospel Church in Yeoeuido is the world’s largest, with […]…

The documentary 'Quo Vadis' is directed by Kim Jae-Hwan.

It’s come to this: Time to impeach ‘Emperor Obama’ »

Special to WorldTribune.com By Grace Vuoto President Barack Obama is in open defiance of the U.S. Constitution. This week, in an address to the nation, he announced he is granting relief from deportation to approximately 4 to 5 million illegal […]…

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Welcome to Soviet America! (Was my 1975 1-act play prophetic?) »

Lev Navrozov “Lev, this is Julie. Do you remember me?” The voice on the phone sounded familiar. She went on: “Almost forty years ago, I believe the year was 1975, I went to see your play ‘Welcome to Soviet America!’ […]…

Life and Look magazines herald the 50th Anniver­sary of the USSR, 1967.

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Israelis near funeral of Aryeh Kopinsky, Calman Levine and Avraham Shmuel Goldberg in Jerusalem, Nov. 18. / AFP

Hamas said activating Jerusalem cells as Israel rocked by synagogue massacre »

Special to WorldTribune.com JERUSALEM — Israel has determined that Hamas activated operational cells in Jerusalem in advance of a bloody attack in a Jerusalem synagogue. Officials said the intelligence community…

Israel’s defense chief lowers the boom on warring intelligence agencies »

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon.

Special to WorldTribune.com TEL AVIV — Israel’s intelligence community has agreed to stop infighting. Officials said the government pressured two leading intelligence…

Hard Drive: The U.S. government’s shrinking commitment to protect its own citizens »

Mary and Rick Todd (center) with their son Shane (back right) and his brothers John, (back left), Dylan, (front right), Chet and his wife Corynne (front left). / Facebook

Special to WorldTribune.com Conclusion: [See three excerpts from the new book, Hard Drive. Click here for Part I, Part II, Part III]…

Azerbaijan’s location enhances value of its growing strategic ties with Israel »

... With an eye on Iran. Iran President Hassan Rouhani with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev. /  IRNA

Special to WorldTribune.com Dossier at Geostrategy-Direct.com TEL AVIV — Israel and Azerbaijan have become leading partners in defense and energy, a report…

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Ukraine appeals to Israel, U.S. for assistance on unconventional warfare »

Oleh Mahnitskiy in London. / Andrew Winning / Reuters

Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — Ukraine has reached out to Israel military for discussions on military training as it faces an unremitting…

The path to happiness for new EU Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini »

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Special to WorldTribune.com New age religion: The road to universal happiness passes through the creation of the Palestinian State. By Alexander Maistrovoy…

Tal Afar in northern Iraq.

ISIL receives planeloads of arms at northern Iraq airport »

Special to WorldTribune.com BAGHDAD — Iraq has detected air shipments of weapons to Islamic State of Iraq and Levant. A leading parliamentarian said ISIL was receiving planeloads of weapons from…