Fact Check: Trump’s ‘Tremendous Success’ Abroad Is Overstated

President Trump recapped 10 months of his foreign policy in a speech on Wednesday that contained several inaccurate claims.

Fact Check: Examining Trump’s Asia Deals That He Says Are Worth Billions

Abroad this week, President Trump said he struck deals with China, Japan and South Korea — citing earlier agreements and relying on wishful thinking.

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.