User Profile: Fatuma Muhamed
This user has submitted 23 translations to Watching America.
Trump has ensured supporters that ... demand for American-made auto parts will increase. However, this does not guarantee that production will move to American soil. [Read more]
America is now destroying the international stability that it once played a crucial role in building.
[I]n an age where the major world powers are putting their own countries’ interests first, we should once again think about the U.N.’s significance so that the gears of history will not turn in reverse. [Read more]
The president of the United States ... is not only obviously a child, but just like an ordinary person ... seeks solace and inspiration in the stories of the silver screen. [Read more]
As always, Trump has acted thoughtlessly, without considering the gravity of the situation. [Read more]
Either Japan or America can end the agreement with six months' notice, so it would not be inappropriate to call this arrangement unstable. [Read more]
North Korea remains stubborn ... If it remains on this path, the rest of the world should respond by deepening North Korea's isolation. [Read more]
The North Korea problem is a matter of life and death for Japan. [Read more]
In order to solve the problem of nuclear missiles in North Korea, denuclearization must be the final goal. [Read more]
America withdrew from the Paris agreement and has made it clear it has no intention of changing its policy, which reveals once more a trend of disorder within the G-7. [Read more]
In diplomatic dealings, it is important to strike a balance between dialogue and applying pressure. [Read more]
Instability in the U.S.-European alliance will cause worldwide instability, Japan included. [Read more]
It goes without saying that a statesman bending corporate activities to his will is unhealthy. [Read more]
The U.N. has more than a few limits and weaknesses, but there exists no structure to replace it. [Read more]
On Dec. 26 and 27, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Hawaii, and in addition to meeting with President Obama, he will also honor the victims of Pearl Harbor, the attack that started the war between Japan and the United States.
Abe will be the first sitting prime minister to formally visit Pearl Harbor. [Read more]
The National Diet has begun deliberating whether to pass the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact, along with other related bills.
As the U.S. and Europe grow more critical of – and defensive against – economic globalization, the rest of the world is closely watching Japan. In this current Diet session, Japan [Read more]
A “power void” forms whenever America undergoes a change in administration. [Read more]
Cooperation or antagonism: Where will America and China's relationship go from here? That is the question the Group of Twenty summit made us consider.
At the G20 summit in Hangzhou, President Obama met and talked with Xi Jinping, the Chinese head of state.
The conference was the world's last look at a frank [Read more]
At the 31st annual Veterans for Peace meeting in California, the organization of military veterans unanimously passed a resolution to oppose the construction of helipads in Takae. The resolution also opposed construction of a new base in Henoko Bay, in Nago.
With 8,000 members across 120 branches, VFP is the largest [Read more]
America is still the most influential country, and it needs a president befitting of that status. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has the qualifications, but people have their doubts about her. In particular, Clinton has adopted left-leaning policies in order to ensure liberal support. I am hoping for an [Read more]
Here is the reality: gun culture is eating away at America. [Read more]
If a government stays stuck in its old ways, an intolerant world where anti-foreign policy runs wild will be born. [Read more]
It's foolish that people depend on weapons to ensure peace when they bring about even greater danger. [Read more]