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Obama’s legacy of retreat, shame, and betrayal has tainted a great nation

Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld: “Weakness is provocative.”

Special to WorldTribune.com By Billy and Karen Vaughn President Obama’s State of the Union speech was yet another glaring reminder of just how out of touch he is with reality and the true threat of radical Islam on the West. […]

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Congressman challenges Obama’s claim of success against ISIL

Rep. Mac Thornberry.

Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — Congress has become highly skeptical of any U.S.-backed solution to stabilize Iraq and Syria. A leading House member has dismissed a plan by President Barack Obama to fight Islamic State of Iraq and Levant. House […]

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Contrast: Putin backs existing Mideast balance of power as Obama boosts Iran’s ‘jihadist ascent’

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Special to WorldTribune.com By Yossef Bodansky, Senior Editor, Global Information System / Defense & Foreign Affairs The modern Arab State is gone, rejected by the vast majority of the populace. Libya, Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon are no more, and Jordan […]

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Obama administration intervened in Argentine probe of Iranian leader, Jewish center bombing

Ali Akhbar Velayati.

Special to WorldTribune.com LONDON — The United States pressed Argentina to end its investigation of Iranian complicity in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish center in which nearly 100 people were killed. Western diplomatic sources said the administration of President […]

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U.S. embassy in Israel warns staffers not to use public transportation

Israeli police with Palestinian suspect in stabbing attack on a Tel Aviv bus on Jan. 21. / Oren Ziv / Reuters

Special to WorldTribune.com TEL AVIV — The U.S. embassy has warned against travel in Israel. The embassy reported security restrictions on staffers in the Jewish state. Embassy staffers were said to require approval to visit the northern border with Lebanon […]

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U.S. deploys 2 warships to ‘monitor’ Yemen, evacuate Americans

A military vehicle seized from the presidential guards by Shi'ite fighters outside the presidential palace in Sanaa, Yemen. / Reuters

Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — The United States has been preparing to evacuate its diplomats and troops from Yemen. Officials said the Defense Department has ordered the deployment of ships to rescue an estimated 1,000 U.S. personnel from Yemen. They […]

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Obama flat out lied about Iran’s nukes: Their progress hasn’t been ‘halted’

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Special to WorldTribune.com By Fred Fleitz, By claiming in his State of the Union address Tuesday night that “for the first time in a decade” progress in the Iranian nuclear program has been halted and Iran’s enriched-uranium stockpile has been […]

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Obama urged to release U.S. counter-insurgency funds to Egypt

Schenker

Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — U.S. military aid to Egypt has nearly depleted. A leading U.S. analyst said the $1.3 billion in American military aid to Egypt was being depleted in the Federal Reserve Bank in New York. David Schenker, […]

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Shameful: 70 years after Liberation of Paris rally, U.S. president was absent

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Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — More than a million people along with forty-four world leaders rallied in Paris to proclaim liberty and call for press freedoms in the wake of the radical Islamist media massacre […]

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FBI ran sting operation on young Muslim backing ISIL on Twitter

Christopher Cornell.

Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — The United States has reported a sting operation on a young Muslim who posted messages in support of Islamic State of Iraq and Levant. The FBI used a Muslim informant to offer Christopher Cornell weapons […]

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