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Arab-Israel War ends: New strategic framework forged in reaction to Jihad, Iran, White House

Israel's Prime Minister  Menachem Begin and Egypt's President Anwar Sadat at Camp David, Sept. 16, 1978. / Corbis

Special to WorldTribune.com By Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs It is probable that history will mark early 2015 as the end of the Arab-Israeli war, a conflict which has lasted since 1948, when the modern State of […]

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China’s $46 billion economic corridor to Gwadar buys Pakistan key spot on chessboard

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Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The rhetoric reached the heights of the Himalayas, the pomp and pageantry evoked that of an operetta, but the political optics delivered a clearly focused political message: Pakistan has a […]

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Continuing hack attacks on U.S. interests revive plans for long-range cyber missile

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Special to WorldTribune.com by Dr. Jack Caravelli, Geostrategy-Direct For the past five years the U.S. Air Force has been developing, albeit sporadically, a cyber missile, a long-range weapon unlike any in the U.S. arsenal. CHAMP – the counter-electronic high-powered microwave […]

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Cuban fiasco: Obama throws a lifeline to an imploding, tyrannical, bankrupt regime

Not only is Obama at least temporarily saving a collapsing tyranny, he has done so without demanding that in return Raul Castro make concessions to the U.S. and the Cuban people.

Sol W. Sanders In that simplistic jargon characterizing President Barack Hussein Obama’s worldwide “transformation” of U.S. foreign policy, the chief argument for his Cuban shift has been “[T]hese 50 years have shown that isolation has not worked.” In the facts […]

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Who negotiated this deal? Kissinger and Shultz give withering assesssment of Iran ‘framework’

George Shultz, Henry Kissinger, Sam Nunn, and William Perry at Stanford University.

Special to WorldTribune.com Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger sharply questioned the “framework” for an Iran nuclear agreement with the West in a column he co-authored with another former Secretary of State, George Shultz. “Mixing shrewd diplomacy with open defiance […]

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Arab Israeli official blasts world’s apathy at ISIL massacre in refugee camp

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Special to WorldTribune.com An Arab member of Israel’s Knesset condemned the global community, including the Arab world, for allowing the massacre by the Islamic State of Levant and Iraq in Syria’s Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp. “What’s happening in the Yarmouk […]

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Sisi prevails: Obama ends 18-month arms embargo against Egypt

Egyptian President Abdul Fatah Sisi, center, at a military funeral for troops killed in an assault in the Sinai Peninsula. AP / MENA

Special to WorldTribune.com President Barack Obama on March 31 ended the 18-month U.S. arms embargo against Egypt in order to support a regional effort to contain the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL). The decision marks a diplomatic victory […]

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What happened? White House stunned as wars rage across the Middle East

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Special to WorldTribune.com When President Barack Obama took office, he offered a familiar foreign policy vision that had been the refrain of the Left’s criticism of his predecessor: The U.S. would withdraw from the region’s conflicts and focus on its […]

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‘Death to America, death to Israel': Last words of worshippers in mosque attack

Aftermath of the suicide attack in Sanaa, Yemen, on March 20. / Hani Mohammed / AP

Special to WorldTribune.com An Islamic preacher was leading congregants in a chant against America, Israel and Jews last week when a terrorist with the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant blew himself up in their midst. Some 142 people were […]

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Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew and David Marshall: anti-hero and hero

People's Action Party Secretary-General Lee Kuan Yew, center, and Labour Front Leader David Marshall, right, during the 1955 general elections. / Ministry of Information and the Arts Collection, courtesy of National Archives of Singapore.

Sol W. Sanders Following is an excerpt from People! Vignettes gathered along the way through a long life, by Sol Sanders, to be published later this spring by Lulu.com. Former Mentor Minister Lee Kwan Yew, 91, died March 23, 2015 […]

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