Struggling to govern, Trump faces growing Republican unease

World / Politics | ANALYSIS Jul 29, 2017

Struggling to govern, Trump faces growing Republican unease

As fellow Republicans labored to repeal "Obamacare" this past week, U.S. President Donald Trump repeatedly swerved off topic, escalating concerns in his party about his ability to govern the country six months after taking office. While senators grappled with health care, Trump banned transgender people ...

Japan eyes talks with new U.S. national security adviser

National / Politics Feb 21, 2017

Japan eyes talks with new U.S. national security adviser

Newly appointed U.S. national security adviser Lt. Gen. Herbert Raymond McMaster and Shotaro Yachi, the head of the Japanese National Security Council's secretariat, agreed Wednesday to closely coordinate moves and meet in the United States in the near future. According to the government, the security ...

Reader Mail Feb 27, 2011

Pawns of leading-edge 'research'

The front-page Feb. 22 article "Work starts at Shinjuku Unit 731" prompted me to make a few comments as a student of the Chinese language who visited the Biological Warfare Unit 731 site in the Pingfang district of Harbin, China. (The Shinjuku site in Tokyo ...