'Broken man': Right wing rips Trump over no-wall U.S. shutdown deal

World / Politics Jan 26, 2019

'Broken man': Right wing rips Trump over no-wall U.S. shutdown deal

President Donald Trump's deal to end the U.S. government shutdown without getting money for his border wall drew immediate scorn from some of the prominent conservative figures whose support may be crucial to his 2020 re-election bid. Throughout the monthlong standoff with congressional Democrats, Trump ...

Prolonged U.S. shutdown threatens to unsettle economy

Business Dec 30, 2018

Prolonged U.S. shutdown threatens to unsettle economy

The paralysis triggered by the U.S. government shutdown could have unexpected consequences, such as muddying economic statistics just as the markets are extremely reactive to any whiff of uncertainty. More than a week into the game of chicken between President Donald Trump and Democrats in ...

Japan to seek more transparent and efficient procurement of U.S. arms

National Dec 1, 2018

Japan to seek more transparent and efficient procurement of U.S. arms

In its new defense buildup guidelines, Japan is considering including a pledge to improve the transparency and efficiency of its procurement process for U.S. military equipment amid concerns over its rising defense budget, government sources said Friday. Japan purchases U.S. defense equipment mainly through a ...