Rodrigo Duterte, Iran, Rohingya: Your Tuesday Briefing

_____ Photo Credit Charles Mcquillan/Getty Images • Myanmar’s military said that an internal investigation had exonerated its security forces of all accusations of atrocities against Rohingya Muslims. The report came as the U.S. secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, is set to arrive on Wednesday. As our Interpreter columnist points out, ...

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After a Disciplined Week in Asia, Trump Unloads on Critics

“As to whether I believe it or not, I’m with our agencies, especially as currently constituted, with their leadership,” Mr. Trump said at a news conference with Vietnam’s president, Tran Dai Quang. “I believe in our agencies. I’ve worked with them very strongly.” Still, Mr. Trump’s endorsement was grudging — ...

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Trump’s Totally Terrible Time – The New York Times

Donald Trump has been trying to celebrate his one-year anniversary as president, and all he gets is terrible political news. His party got skunked in Tuesday’s elections, his associates keep getting tied to the Russians and the Republicans in Congress are flailing around like a bunch of panicked gerbils. Hehehehe. ...

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