US President Donald Trump has arrived in Japan for what is billed as a largely ceremonial visit to highlight strong bilateral ties amid lingering trade tensions as Washington mulls imposing tariffs on Japanese auto exports.
The United States lacks the legitimacy and international support required to wage a war on Iran, says an academic, adding that Washington's military presence in the Persian Gulf is merely a psychological warfare and “rather a bluff”.
India intends to shift its top military supplier from Russia to the US, New Delhi’s ambassador to Washington has said, citing national security and military modernization among Prime Minister Narendra Modi's top priorities following his re-election.
The US State Department has purportedly failed to meet a deadline to provide conclusive information to a congressional committee tasked with investigating whether an annual arms control report meant to politically demonize Iran and justify a military action against the Islamic Republic.
Democrats in the US House of Representatives have subpoenaed two more former aides of President Donald Trump, just hours after former White House Counsel Donald McGahn refused to appear for testimony before a congressional committee at Trump’s request.