There is widespread confusion in the U.S. allies about the random utterances of President Trump and his team. For instance, leaders in the Asia-Pacific region and elsewhere in the world were surprised at the speed with which Trump has backed down on the "one China" policy. From what we know of Trump, he would not like the exchange to be characterized in this way. It may be that Tillerson and Mattis managed to persuade him to climb down on a standoff with Beijing and taking instead a more realist approach.
Both Taiwan and China deliberately celebrated the Feb. 28 Incident of 1947.
"Fog in channel, continent cut off," is a very old British joke about an alleged newspaper headline regarding weather over the waterway separating them from Europe. Even a brief visit to the British Isles can confirm this sense of distance.
"More than 20 million people in South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen and northeast Nigeria are going hungry, and facing devastating levels of food insecurity," warned U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres.
Consumer behavior and the way people shop are changing. Over the last several years, e-commerce has risen and there's no longer a clear-cut distinction between bricks (store) and clicks (online shopping). It's all just shopping. There's increasingly an omni-channel approach to purchasing.
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The Royal Borough of Greenwich is one of London's 33 Boroughs. Situated south of the River Thames, the Royal borough has long been associated with scientific invention and discovery...
The telephone conversation between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Feb. 9 moved the two countries back from the edge of a precipice.
Thomas Jefferson wrote from Paris to Edward Carrington, whom he sent as a delegate to the Continental Congress from 1786 to 1788, on the importance of a free press to keep government in check. He concluded that if he had to choose between "a government without newspapers or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter."
Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to the United States has underscored the vital importance of the alliance between our two nations. Military defense as well as economics is involved.