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Gulf Arab allies ask U.S. to stop talking about their role in war on ISIL

Saudi jet fighters. / Fayez Nureldine / AFP / Getty Images

Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — The United States has stopped providing details of Arab participation in the coalition against Islamic State of Iraq and Levant. Officials said Arab partners in the coalition against ISIL no longer wanted Washington to release […]

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From one in the know: Snowden is a traitor and likely ‘agent of Vladimir Putin’


Special to WorldTribune.com Brett M Decker, Radix Charlie Speight is a retired executive from the National Security Agency, which he joined in 1975. During his time at the NSA, he was a National Intelligence Officer, analyst, watch officer, operational staff […]

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Game of musical chairs in Security Council vote did not favor U.S. interests


Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — In its annual round of diplomatic musical chairs, the General Assembly chose five new members for the coveted seats on the Security Council, the UN’s most prestigious body. The new […]

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N.Y. Times confirms: There were weapons of mass destruction in Iraq

Staff Sgt. James F. Burns in Baghdad in 2004, a week before discovering a Sarin shell. "They put a gag order on all of us." / Mohammed Uraibi / AP

Special to WorldTribune.com The New York Times reported on Oct. 14 that U.S. troops in Iraq had between 2004 and 2011 repeatedly encountered Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD). Meanwhile, voters back home and the world at large had been repeatedly […]

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U.S. downplays Syrian chemical weapons issues and says Israel agrees

U.S. Assistant Defense Secretary Andrew Weber.

Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — The United States, despite concern from NATO allies, has decided to play down discrepancies in Syria’s chemical weapons program. Assistant Defense Secretary Andrew Weber said the Pentagon has determined that the regime of President Bashar […]

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Obama administration downplays report ISIL fighters tried to enter U.S. from Mexico


Special to WorldTribune.com   WASHINGTON — The United States was said to have detected Islamic State of Iraq and Levant at the border with Mexico. A watchdog group said the U.S. government determined an attempted infiltration by ISIL in October […]

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Reversing U.S. geopolitical decline: To win is to change, and in many ways


Special to WorldTribune.com Almost all decisive strategic victories — winning the peace, not just the battle — derive from the adoption of game-changing capabilities, as well as strategic depth. Competing through linear development of old approaches is expensive and dangerous, […]

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354 members of Congress warn Obama that Iran deal could set ‘dangerous precedent’

Satellite image of the military complex at Parchin, Iran.

Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — Congress has raised the prospect that the United States would approve an inadequate nuclear agreement with Iran. The House of Representatives urged the administration of President Barack Obama that Washington might endorse an agreement that […]

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U.S. F-22 made its combat debut against ISIL last month

U.S. F-22.

Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — The U.S. Air Force has launched maiden strike operations of the F-22 fighter-jet. Officials said the air force deployed the F-22 Raptor in air strikes on Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. The officials […]

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U.S. military advisers learn they can no longer work with the Iraq Army

Gen. Martin Dempsey.  /AP/Jacquelyn Martin

Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — Less than three years after its withdrawal, the United States has encountered significant obstacles in resuming training and coordination with Iraq’s military. Officials said the Defense Department and Joint Chiefs of Staff have concluded that […]

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