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Asia pivot: U.S. plan to close 15 bases in Europe noted in Moscow

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Special to WorldTribune.com By Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com By Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com In a major move to further reduce U.S. military presence in Europe and implement the shift of strategic weight toward Asia, the Pentagon has announced the closing of at […]

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Report: 113 Syrian air strikes killed 24 civilians in one day

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Special to WorldTribune.com NICOSIA — The Syrian military, hampered by a manpower shortage, has intensified air strikes on Sunni rebel strongholds. The Syrian opposition reported a sharp increase in air strikes on rebel strongholds. On Jan. 14, the Syrian Observatory […]

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Boob tube culture: What if the U.S. electorate had been educated to think?

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THE BEST OF LEV Lev Navrozov Lev Navrozov emigrated from the Soviet Union with his family in 1972. He so cherished the freedom of press he found here that he dedicated his remaining years to alerting otherwise-oblivious Americans to the […]

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Egypt’s Sisi challenges imams with riveting speech, makes history by attending Christmas mass

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GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs, Cairo. The Egyptian government has begun making major strides in rebuilding the economy, but its relations with the U.S. remain cool and cautious. Egyptian officials have made it clear that they intend to start to limit […]

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From late-night arrests in the USSR to Soros-funded assaults on U.S. freedoms

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THE BEST OF LEV Lev Navrozov Lev Navrozov emigrated from the Soviet Union with his family in 1972. He so cherished the freedom of press he found here that he dedicated his remaining years to alerting otherwise-oblivious Americans to the […]

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2015: A third of Lebanon’s population are refugees; energy prices drop

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Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler Bennington, VT — It’s time once again to peer into the crystal snow-globe to try to decipher and predict what we may expect ahead in 2015. After a dangerously tumultuous past year, the […]

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#12 — Turkey reports Russian missile systems radar-locked on its F-16s near Syria

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TOP 2014 STORIES Special to WorldTribune.com ANKARA, April 8  — Turkey has determined that the Syrian military was deploying a range of Russian-origin air defense systems along its border. The Turkish military said the Syrian military was using at least […]

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Best of Lev: A school fable, recalled after election of 44th U.S. president

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THE BEST OF LEV NAVROZOV Lev Navrozov,Nov. 12, 2008 Lev Navrozov emigrated from the Soviet Union with his family in 1972. He so cherished the freedom of press he found here that he dedicated his remaining years to alerting otherwise-oblivious […]

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#18 — As West leaves the front line, ‘the horrors of history’ return

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TOP 2014 STORIES Special to WorldTribune.com By Alexander Maistrovoy, March 11 The West has left the forefront of history which is repeating itself in force and with dispatch throughout Eurasia. While condemning the actions of Russia in Crimea, John Kerry […]

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Despite his goal of ‘de-Americanized world’, Xi unlikely to bail out key ally Russia

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Special to WorldTribune.com By Willy Lam, EastAsiaIntel.com The impending default — and possible collapse — of the Russian economy has not only caught the Xi Jinping administration by surprise but also cast doubt on Beijing’s two-year-old “Russia first” foreign policy. […]

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