Author: Suzanne Holcomb

For Whom the Bell Tolls- the TPP and Donald Trump

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Donald Trump may be a man of many words, or “the best words”, but when it comes to the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) he is certainly a man of his word. In a move that surprised few President Trump withdrew…

An American Alliance in Confusion

Duterte speaking in Beijing on October 20, announcing the separation of the United States and the Philippines. https://flic.kr/p/MtTrf8

This past week Rodrigo Duterte, the new president of the Philippines, made a state visit to Beijing where he gave a public speech, the rhetoric and policy of which would indicate a drastic change from the sixty-year-long status quo. “In…