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The difference a day makes: How Saudi students in the U.S. dealt with April 15, 2013

Boston Marathon Bombing

Special to WorldTribune.com By Tamara Zuniga-Brown Almost a million foreign students, the future leaders of their counties, are attending American universities. The following is the true story of how the Boston Marathon bombing one year ago today, on April 15, […]

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Sources: Syrian jihad coming to Egypt with help from Turkey, Qatar and Obama

A fighter celebrates after firing a missile toward a building where Syrian troops were hiding. /Boston.com

Special to WorldTribune.com Yossef Bodansky, Senior Editor, Global Information System / Defense & Foreign Affairs The struggle for Egypt is on the verge of a major escalation as the key sponsors of the jihadist cause in Syria are now committed […]

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Syria hell: Fear and famine stalk a war-ravaged land

Hell: Food lines in February in Damascus await assistance by the UN’s Relief and Works Agency.   Daily Telegraph

UNITED NATIONS — Syria’s harrowing civil war has taken a new turn as the beleaguered Mid East country now faces a deepening drought and food crisis in the midst of an expanding conflict. UN relief agencies warn that the drought […]

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S. Korean president makes case for ‘roadmap’ to unification in Dresden, Germany

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye proposes "roadmap" to reunification on March 28 at the Dresden University of Technology.  /AP

Special to WorldTribune.com East-Asia-Intel.com South Korean President Park Geun-Hye said an ‘economic bonanza’ would result from the unification of North and South Korea. Park used her trip to the former East German city of Dresden to unveil a package of […]

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Will of the people: 800 million Indians are voting in the biggest election ever

Women in Kerala, India line up to vote.  /Reuters

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk, East-Asia-Intel.com Winston Churchill was thinking of his own defeat at the polls after having led Britain through World War II when he uttered one of his more famous quotes, “Democracy is the worst form […]

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

Turkish Air Force F-16

Special to WorldTribune.com ANKARA — 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 three surface-to-air missile systems to […]

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Ukraine continues weapons sales to China in the midst of turmoil

Il-78 aerial refueling tanker.

Special to WorldTribune.com By Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com As the 6th largest arms export country in the world, Ukraine has counted China as its top customer for the past two decades. On March 25, a Russian-designed Il-78 aerial refueling tanker plane […]

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Student protestors warn China would do to Taiwan,what Russia did to Crimea

Student leader Lin Fei-fan speaks in Taiwan’s parliament during the ongoing protests opposing the controversial trade agreement with China, on April 5. / Reuters

Special to WorldTribune.com By Parris H. Chang TAIPEI, Taiwan — Hundreds of thousands of “black-clad army” members rallied for democracy at Ketagalan Blvd. in front of the presidential office and streets nearby here on March 30. They wore black to […]

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

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

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 […]

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Crimea’s annexation may have energized NATO, but it empowered the Shanghai Cooperation Organization

A pro-Russian guard checks a driver’s documents at the Chongar checkpoint leading to Crimea.

Special to WorldTribune.com Gregory R. Copley, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs The change in the political balance in the Black Sea region which took place on March 18, 2014, with the re-accession of Crimea into Russia, was not profound in terms […]

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