Apr 18, 2014

Abu Ghaith is convicted

Late last month a New York court found Sulaiman Abu Ghaith guilty of multiple charges of conspiring to kill Americans and supporting acts of terrorism, in a trial that critics said should not be held.

Apr 18, 2014

Japan, U.S. trade chiefs continue tariff talks for Pacific trade pact

Trade chiefs of Japan and the United States continued to seek progress Thursday in protracted negotiations over tariff exceptions to a Pacific free trade pact. Akira Amari, Japan’s minister in charge of the Trans-Pacific Partnership initiative, and Michael Froman, U.S. trade representative, discussed a ...

Apr 8, 2014

U.S. empire beyond salvation

by Ramzy Baroud

For 25 years, the U.S. has tried to police the world for its own interests and failed. Now, it can't even cut and run from Iraq and Afghanistan because it is too deeply entrenched in the Middle East.

Mar 20, 2014

Japan, U.S., S. Korea eye summit next week

Japan, the United States and South Korea are preparing for a possible summit next week in the Netherlands, where the countries’ leaders are scheduled to attend an international conference, Japanese sources said Thursday. The event provides an opportunity for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to ...

Mar 15, 2014

Abe's denial of sex slave review finds favor in U.S.

The United States welcomes Prime Minister Shizno Abe’s clarification in a Diet session Friday that he will not abandon the 1993 Kono statement apologizing for wartime sex slaves, a U.S. State Department spokesman said. “We welcome Prime Minister Abe’s statements in the Diet . ...