Author: Suzanne Holcomb

For Whom the Bell Tolls- the TPP and Donald Trump


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.

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…