“Ally” in the news

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Malay Mail
· US approves sale of 105 F-35 stealth fighters to Japan  
Washington gave its green light to the transaction, which will improve “the security of a major ally” in the Asia-Pacific region, the statement noted.
Malay Mail
· US Army chief of staff signs 'strategic vision' pact with Thailand  
McConville met with Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and also Thai army chief Apirat Kongsompong and signed a Strategic Vision Statement, a US Embassy statement said, as Washington looks to reassure allies about its commitment to the region.
The Age
· On my mind: Kerry Armstrong  
For someone who just polished off a second packet of Tim Tams, she's a tremendous ally.
The Guardian
· Ellie Goulding: 'I was made to feel vulnerable, like a sexual object'  
She says she was foolish not to ally herself with the #MeToo movement earlier – “I was a bit too scared, I thought maybe I would be judged” – because she had those experiences, too.
· Exclusive: TIM excludes Huawei from 5G core equipment tender in Italy, Brazil - sources  
The U.S. government has urged its allies to exclude the Chinese telecoms giant from the West's next-generation communications.
Washington Post
· The pandemic and the dawn of an ‘Asian Century’  
The Trump administration has opted for confrontation, launching a trade war with Beijing, but it has also unnerved traditional allies in Asia.
· US senators press Trump over detention of Saudi ex-spy's children  
Prince Mohammed, who has faced repeated allegations of human rights abuse, is a close ally of Trump.
Malay Mail
· Ousted US prosecutor says Barr pressed him to resign  
Democrats have accused Barr of improperly meddling in a number of criminal and antitrust investigations to protect Trump and his allies.
· Hopes and fears as polarised Poles choose president  
Analysts note that Duda and his populist allies have been deftly courting rural voters who have benefited from PiS social spending on the back of more than a decade of generous EU farm and development subsidies.
The Japan Times
· U.S. State Department approves $23.1 billion F-35 sale to Japan  
The U.S. State Department has approved a planned military sale to Japan of 105 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft and related equipment for an estimated price of $23.1 billion (¥2.48 trillion), as the ally moves to strengthen its naval strike capabilities.