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 decade. The...
The president seemed intent on showing that he would not be baited into a confrontation every time an American adversary tried to provoke him.
President Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan toured Trump courses in Florida, drawing attention to properties from which he has not divested himself.
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.
At a news conference with the visiting Japanese prime minister, the president said he would be taking new action on security by next week.
An elaborate work-and-play visit is intended to showcase the president’s warm rapport with the leader of a central player in Asia.