The United States has around 5,200 troops that were deployed in Iraq to fight the Islamic State militant group. Officials in the U.S.-led coalition say Iraqi forces are now mostly able to handle the remnants of Islamic State on their own. … [Read more...] about United States formally announces troop reduction in Iraq
On Wednesday, Pakistan and Bangladesh were among the six countries that had been moved to the category of less prohibitive “Level 3: Reconsider travel”. The other four were Benin, Kuwait, Mexico and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. … [Read more...] about United States keeps India on ‘do not travel’ advisory list
Khan was part of the Trinbago Knight Riders' squad which remained unbeaten on the way to their Caribbean Premier League (CPL) title win on September 10. He picked up eight wickets from as many matches with an economy rate of 7.43. He was on KKR's radar last season as well but no deal could be worked out. … [Read more...] about IPL 2020: Ali Khan set to become first player from United States to feature in IPL
"Post Reports" is the daily podcast from The Washington Post. Unparalleled reporting. Expert insight. Clear analysis. Everything you've come to expect from the newsroom of The Post - for your ears. … [Read more...] about ‘Post Reports’ podcast: E. Jean Carroll v. the United States?
Taking the opposite view is the emerging school of Modern Monetary Theory. It argues that countries like America, which borrow in their own currency, can set the interest rates on their debt as a policy variable –- and don’t really need to sell bonds anyway. The risk is overheating the economy rather than running out of market funds.Also cited by the dovish camp is Japan, which has a national debt about two-and-a-half times bigger than America’s (by comparison with their economies). After more than two decades of low interest rates, its debt-servicing cost is approximately zero. … [Read more...] about United States’ $20 trillion debt pile is getting cheaper as it grows