The dark clouds of trade friction have pushed the central banks of the leading countries toward monetary relaxation. With limited room for policy maneuver, the tactics of U.S. President Donald Trump – fanning discord while increasing pressure for relaxation – are simply inflicting unnecessary risks on the world [Read more]
[S]hort and medium-range missiles that target Japan and South Korea are a threat to America’s alliances with those countries.
[I]t is obvious that the U.S. will recognize the gravity of the situation and demand a prompt settlement from both sides.
[I]t is no longer so easy for Japan to explain the fairness of a security treaty that doesn’t pledge Japanese cooperation in the defense of any American territory.
The five countries remaining in the nuclear agreement ... must support the Iranian economy and hurry with measures that safeguard against a worsening of the situation.
Japan’s diminished presence on the global stage could be prompting rash actions from Abe
The problem is that the left’s promises are unrealistic.
The U.S. government of President Donald Trump has called for an international military coalition to be formed to safeguard commercial shipping in the Strait of Hormuz and other areas of the Middle East.
The move is aimed apparently at ensuring freedom of navigation in the wake of a series of attacks on tankers near [Read more]
[D]iplomacy is not about personal friendship. The point is to find a solution to the problem of denuclearizing North Korea.
[T]he results of this summit’s negotiations have only left the U.S.-China trade war temporarily teetering on the edge of a cliff.