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Iranian commander: U.S. is still our enemy despite nuclear deal

Brig. Gen. Ahmad Reza Pourdastan

Special to WorldTribune.com Despite all of President Barack Obama’s overtures and the emerging nuclear deal, the United States and Iran will remain enemies, a top Iranian military commander said. Iranian Ground Force Commander Brig. Gen. Ahmad Reza Pourdastan said “the […]

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Best of Lev, 2012: China demonstrating will to dominate as West loses the will to resist

A mass choir singing Mao-era communist songs in Chongqing, July 2011. / Chinafotopress / Getty Images

Lev Navrozov From Moscow, the capital of the slave country founded in 1917, I came to New York, to the 21st floor of a skyscraper. The owners of the slave country had created their radio and television and even their […]

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Why the ‘dirty bomb’ scenario is a realistic threat for homeland terrorism

'Israel tests effects of ‘dirty’ bomb detonation at Dimona facility'

Special to WorldTribune.com by Dr. Jack Caravelli, Geostrategy-Direct As the U.S. enters the July 4 weekend and the summer travel season with numerous large public gatherings and celebrations, law enforcement and intelligence officials this year are confronting many types of […]

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Obama reportedly sends yet another ‘secret message’ to Iran leaders in full court press for a deal

U.S. President Barack Obama is said to have sent several secret messages to Iranian leaders.

Special to WorldTribune.com As Iran and P5+1 powers agreed to extend nuclear negotiations by one week, indications are that a final deal is being completed, officials said. Meanwhile, Iran’s state-controlled media reported that U.S. President Barack Obama sent a “secret […]

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Even liberals are beginning to panic over Obama’s nuclear sell-out to Iran

Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas, and former Amb. to the UN John Bolton were not the authors of the Op-Ed questioning the Iran nuclear deal.

Special to WorldTribune.com By Fred Fleitz This morning I read a Washington Post op-ed that provided an especially prescient analysis of the nuclear agreement the Obama administration is seeking with Iran. The author said in the final two paragraphs of […]

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The militarization of a China its rulers want you to think is just a peaceful, growing economy

Secretary of State John Kerry shakes hands with China’s State Councilor Yang Jiechi  during the U.S. China Strategic and Economic Dialogue. / Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP

Sol W. Sanders As the Chinese and the Americans sat down for the seventh of their annual two-day meeting [June 22-24], set up in 2009 to maintain bilateral cooperation despite growing differences, a major transformation of the Chinese regime was […]

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‘Break a leg': After all else failed, Kerry seeks Iran deal at all costs

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.  /AP

Special to WorldTribune.com U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has struck out many more times than hitting safely during his career, and even spent time on the disabled list after recently breaking his leg. And while negotiating an acceptable nuclear […]

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Iran’s Khamenei hardens line, rejects long-term nuclear research freeze, inspections

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. / Caren Firouz / Reuters

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran’s supreme leader, has hardened his stance in nuclear negotiations with world powers, saying he rejects a long-term freeze on nuclear research and wants to ban international inspectors […]

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Were spies endangered by Russia, China access to Snowden files?

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Special to WorldTribune.com by Dr. Jack Caravelli, Geostrategy-Direct The Sunday Times report that Britain was pulling its spies out of hostile nations because their identities may have been compromised by Russian and Chinese access to the Snowden files raised an […]

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After its disastrous diplomacy with North Korea, why is U.S. pushing for an Iran deal?

Negotiators for the six-party talks on North Korea's nuclear crisis. From left, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Alexeyev, Director-General of the Japanese Foreign Ministry's Asian and Oceanian Affairs Bureau Kenichiro Sasae, Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Wu Dawei, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Christopher Hill, North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye Gwan and South Korea's Deputy Foreign Minister Song Min-soon in Beijing on Sept. 13, 2005. / AP

Special to WorldTribune.com By Parris H. Chang Last month on May 20, the Defense Commission of North Korea (DPRK) claimed that the nation had built nuclear weapons small enough to be delivered by missiles. A statement carried by Pyongyang’s official […]

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