U.S. Special Forces train
for North Korea mission

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- [caption id="attachment_1436525" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Soldiers of 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) and the Republic of Korea 11th Special Forces Brigade provide security for their fellow members during training more…

Raider Nation: Meet NFL's most outrageous fans

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- [caption id="attachment_628035" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="The field at O.com Coliseum before the Raiders-Broncos game (WND photo: Anthony LoBaido)"][/caption] Editor's Note: In the fall of 2013, journalist Anthony C. LoBaido more…

Eclipsing China's shadow

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- [caption id="attachment_409131" align="alignright" width="291" caption="President Barack Obama stands barefoot in front of the 368-foot Shwedagon Pagoda in Rangoon, Burma, Nov. 19, 2012. All visitors must remove their shoes more…

Beware the ghosts of Zheng He

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- [caption id="attachment_407533" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Southeast Asian waters (Photo: Anthony C. LoBaido)"][/caption] (Editor's note: This is Part 1 of a two-part series in which journalist Anthony C. LoBaido documents more…

Crazy beautiful: Understanding the Korean mind

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- [caption id="attachment_270749" align="aligncenter" width="599" caption="These stone towers, or "Dol Top" are set up by Koreans who believe that erecting them will help their wishes become reality. This photograph more…

'Kings of the East' haunt U.S.

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- [caption id="attachment_269969" align="aligncenter" width="614" caption="A typical South Korean traditional structure. Inside is a large drum. In ancient times, villagers would bang on it to summon a local or more…

Burn Notice

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- Definition of regret: 1. to mourn the loss or death of b: to miss very much 2. to be very sorry for "Burn Notice" is my favorite TV more…

Gitmo, baseball, salsa and communism

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- [caption id="attachment_234405" align="aligncenter" width="609" caption="(Photo: Anthony C. LoBaido)"][/caption] (Editor's note: This is Part 4 of Anthony LoBaido's in-depth exploration of Cuba. Read Part 1, Part 2 and Part more…

Abortion: Cuba's bitter harvest

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- [caption id="attachment_234381" align="aligncenter" width="679" caption="Caribbean sunset (Photo: Anthony C. LoBaido)"][/caption] (Editor's note: This is Part 3 of a special in-depth series on Cuba by Anthony LoBaido. Read Part more…

Glass houses of Havana

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- [caption id="attachment_234337" align="aligncenter" width="610" caption="Trendy artwork proliferates around Havana and can be found for sale at decent prices. (Photo: Anthony C. LoBaido)"][/caption] (Editor's note: This is Part 2 more…