As Trump Appeals to Farmers, Some of His Policies Don’t

The president will cast himself as a friend to farmers in a speech on Monday, but his position on trade and some parts of the new tax law threaten to undercut their interests.

Trump Promised to Protect Steel. Layoffs Are Coming Instead.

Steelworkers thought they would see a new dawn for their industry. But the president’s pledge to do something has actually done more harm than good.

Trump Promised to Protect Steel. Layoffs Are Coming Instead.

Steelworkers thought they would see a new dawn for their industry. But the president’s pledge to do something has actually done more harm than good.

E.U. and Japan Reach Deal to Keep ‘Flag of Free Trade Waving High’

The agreement would cover more than a quarter of the world’s economy. Leaders on both sides said it carried strategic as well as economic importance.

Vietnam, in a Bind, Tries to Chart a Path Between U.S. and China

It is hard to overstate the long history of Vietnamese antipathy toward the Chinese. But with the U.S. apparently withdrawing from the region, Hanoi can’t ignore Beijing.

Trump Heads to Asia With an Ambitious Agenda but Little to Offer

The White House is framing the trip as a chance for the president to showcase his budding relationships with President Xi Jinping of China and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan.