Japan’s Economy Grows Again, in Longest Streak in 11 Years

By JONATHAN SOBLE August 13, 2017 TOKYO — Japan’s economy grew more strongly than expected in the second quarter, extending the longest streak of uninterrupted growth in 11 years, government data showed on Monday. And the really good news: Much...

Japan’s Economy Is Growing, but Don’t Call It a Hot Streak

By JONATHAN SOBLE May 17, 2017 TOKYO — Japan’s economic engine may not exactly be roaring, but there is a definite hum in the air. The economy grew for a fifth consecutive quarter at the start of 2017, the longest stretch of growth in more than a...

News Analysis: Trump Responds to North Korean Missile Launch With Uncharacteristic Restraint

The president seemed intent on showing that he would not be baited into a confrontation every time an American adversary tried to provoke him.

News Analysis: Trump Foreign Policy Quickly Loses Its Sharp Edge

He is proving to be less of a radical than either his campaign statements or his tempestuous early phone calls with foreign leaders would suggest.

Trump Vows Quick Action to Stop Terrorism After Court Defeat

At a news conference with the visiting Japanese prime minister, the president said he would be taking new action on security by next week.