Trump-Kim Summit Creates New Anxieties for Asian Allies

Trump-Kim Summit Creates New Anxieties for Asian Allies

SINGAPORE — For America’s allies in Asia, the result of President Trump’s summit assembly with Kim Jong-un has been decidedly combined. On the great aspect, they now not should be on alert for the approaching outbreak of struggle on the Korean Peninsula. But the broadly anticipated Trump-Kim assembly on Tuesday left them with new anxieties. […]

Opinion

Opinion

Japan shall be all of the extra susceptible if, as the federal government fears, the United States seeks to acquire North Korea’s settlement to freeze its intercontinental ballistic missiles program with out acquiring ensures that North Korea will even curtail its improvement of short- and mid-range missiles. Such an association would possibly defend the United […]

Opinion

Opinion

While Trudeau and different historic allies get disdain, Vladimir Putin, Kim Jong-un and numerous aspiring authoritarians are bathed in reward. Trump and his aides have promoted far-right politicians in Germany and elsewhere. In Quebec, he made excuses for Russia’s annexation of Crimea and argued that Russia must be readmitted to the G-7. Jay Nordlinger, the […]

Trump and Abe to Meet Before North Korea Summit

Trump and Abe to Meet Before North Korea Summit

TOKYO — With efforts being made to reinstate the planned summit meeting between President Trump and North Korea’s chief, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan shouldn’t be taking any possibilities. After talking with Mr. Trump by phone on Monday, Mr. Abe informed reporters in Tokyo that he and the American president had “agreed to meet […]

Trump’s On-Again, Off-Again Summit Style Unnerves Asian Allies

Trump’s On-Again, Off-Again Summit Style Unnerves Asian Allies

Japan has remained probably the most laborious line of all of the nations searching for to affect negotiations with North Korea, persistently calling for full and rapid denuclearization in addition to a return of Japanese citizens kidnapped by North Korea four decades ago. Japan has additionally remained probably the most skeptical about North Korea’s motives, […]

Hosted by Putin, Leaders of France, Japan Castigate Trump

Hosted by Putin, Leaders of France, Japan Castigate Trump

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — The president of France spoke of an “erroneous decision.” Japan’s Prime Minister lamented disruptions to commerce. The head of the International Monetary Fund stated latest overseas coverage positions had been “not the right way to go.” They weren’t criticizing President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, whom the United States has tried […]

Now Even Japan Is Pushing Back Against Trump’s Tariffs

Now Even Japan Is Pushing Back Against Trump’s Tariffs

TOKYO — After months of taking hits from the United States over North Korea policy and trade, Japan has determined that it’s going to solely be pushed to date, and is threatening to punch again. On Friday, Japan notified the World Trade Organization that it was reserving the precise to impose retaliatory tariffs towards the […]

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Japan’s Economy Shrinks, in a Setback for ‘Abenomics’

Japan’s economic system contracted greater than anticipated at first of this 12 months, breaking the longest run of progress seen for many years, in a blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s “Abenomics” polices. Wednesday’s knowledge marked the top to eight straight quarters of financial growth, which was the longest sequence of progress since a 12-quarter […]

Kim’s Second Surprise Visit to China Heightens Diplomatic Drama

Kim’s Second Surprise Visit to China Heightens Diplomatic Drama

DALIAN, China — The leaders of China and North Korea met for the second time in two months on Tuesday, staying in a single day on this Chinese port metropolis as China labored to regain management within the fast-moving diplomacy over the North’s nuclear program. The North Korean chief, Kim Jong-un, flew to Dalian on […]