Daily Archives: January 16, 2017


Are Tillerson’s Comments An Omen For The South China Sea Policy?

The Influential Chinese newspaper, Global Times, has lambasted Secretary of State nominee, Rex Tillerson, over his criticism of China’s multi-billion dollar island building campaign in the South China Sea. The comments came during his confirmation hearing, where Tillerson likened China’s Artificial Island Development to “Russia’s taking of Crimea.” He went […]


Mutiny In The Ivory Coast

Just after midnight on January 6th, renegade soldiers stormed a military compound in Bouake, the second largest city in the Ivory Coast. This triggered a widespread mutiny throughout the Western African nation. This was terrifying for civilians as only six years ago the civil war in the Ivory Coast ended, […]