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U.S. President Obama: Best friend of Eurasia’s predators

Erdogan and Obama

Special to WorldTribune.com By Alexander Maistrovoy With Iran, another predator is set free during Obama’s cadence. They are not empires yet. They don’t have enough power or the resources for becoming such. However, all of them — Russians, Turks, Arabs, […]

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Pentagon intelligence report warning of Benghazi attack was circulating on day it happened

U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya on Sept. 11, 2012. / Esam Omran Al-Fetori / Reuters

Special to WorldTribune.com By Rowan Scarborough, Washington Times At the very time President Obama, then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and other top leaders were blaming spontaneous protests for the deadly Benghazi attack, the Defense Department broadly circulated a detailed […]

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U.S. ‘deeply concerned’ over Muslim Brotherhood death sentences in Egypt

Egyptian defendants during a trial related to  violence following the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi, in Alexandria, Egypt, on March 29, 2014 / Heba Khamis / EPA

Special to WorldTribune.com The U.S. State Department said it was “deeply concerned” after former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi and over 100 of his Muslim Brotherhood supporters were sentenced to death on May 16. The U.S. condemnation of the trial followed […]

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Time to halt the drift in a very ‘special relationship’

President Ronald Reagan and Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.

Special to WorldTribune.com by Harlan Ullman Prior to Prime Minister David Cameron’s and the Conservative Party’s stunning and surprising electoral victory last week, the “special relationship” between the United States and Great Britain was very much in doubt. That relationship […]

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Ex spy: ‘Liberation theology’ was ‘as purely KGB as it gets’

Ion Mihai Pacepa.

Special to WorldTribune.com As a high-ranking official for the secret police in communist Romania, Ion Mihai Pacepa had a front row seat when Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev’s “liberation” war came to Romania. Liberation Theology was originated within the KGB and […]

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N. Korean test of SLBM came as no surprise to U.S. intel

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Special to WorldTribune.com Bill Gertz, Washington Free Beacon U.S. intelligence agencies closely monitored North Korea’s test of a new submarine-launched ballistic missile and were anticipating the launch for several days, according to U.S. officials. The missile test Saturday of a […]

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Japan poised to replace UK as America’s global strategic partner

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Special to WorldTribune.com By Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com With Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s week-long high-profile visit to the United States, a new global U.S. partnership is emerging that could replace the U.S. “special relationship” with Britain, which is fading fast […]

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Kerry’s aggressive rhetoric on Iran deal betrays administration fears

Sec. of State John Kerry.

Special to WorldTribune.com By Fred Fleitz In a statement to Israel’s Channel 10 News over the weekend, Sec. of State John Kerry aggressively defended the Obama administration’s controversial nuclear diplomacy with Iran and dismissed critics of the nuclear talks as […]

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Gulf Arab states press Obama for security guarantees, war tech due to Iran deal

U.S. F-35.

Special to WorldTribune.com Leaders of the Gulf Arab states are seeking security and weapons technology agreements from the White House to preserve their military edge in the region as a major U.S. strategic agreement with Iran looms, the Wall Street […]

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Iran shipping incidents in Strait of Hormuz are only latest belligerent acts since nuclear talks began

The Maersk Tigris.

Special to WorldTribune.com By Fred Fleitz Earlier this week, Iranian forces seized a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo ship, the Maersk Tigris, while it was traversing the Strait of Hormuz. Iranian forces boarded the ship after firing warning shots across its bridge […]

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