Tag: US

China/USA economy: The renminbi row – pushing the wrong buttons

FROM THE ECONOMIST INTELLIGENCE UNIT The row over China’s exchange-rate policies is once again heating up ahead of the US Treasury’s April 15th decision on whether or not to brand China a “currency manipulator”. China invariably bristles at being lectured…

US missiles killed up to 16 terrorists in North Waziristan

At least 16 suspected terrorists have been killed when two US drone missiles strikes a Taleban compound in Pakistan’s North Waziristan tribal belt late on Wednesday, security officials said.

Secret report: U.S. is cozying up to Palestinians

Haaretz The U.S. administration will not put a lot of effort into the upcoming indirect negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, opting instead to focus on the November Congressional elections, according to an internal Foreign Ministry report that was distributed…