POLITICO Playbook: Trump is a war president now

WITH A RAIN OF BALLISTIC MISSILES at Iraq’s Ain al-Asad and Irbil air bases, President DONALD TRUMP became a wartime leader at the dawn of an election year, and the contours of his ever-changing presidency have again shifted. FOR THE LAST THREE MONTHS, impeachment dominated every inch of the collective mind of Washington, and played […]

‘POTUS went rogue’: Trump’s Syria move blindsides national security leaders

The White House’s announcement that U.S. forces are pulling back from northeastern Syria to allow a Turkish offensive there took the Pentagon and the government’s Syria point man by surprise ⁠— and the decision defied the current thinking of President Donald Trump’s national security leaders. The Sunday night announcement, which followed a call between Trump […]

Toyota is trying to make a car that can run forever

By Ma Jie and Kae InouePut together the best solar panels money can buy, super-efficient batteries and decades of car-making know-how and, theoretically, a vehicle might run forever.That’s the audacious motivation behind a project by Toyota Motor Corp., Sharp Corp. and New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization of Japan, or NEDO, to test a […]