Frank Aum, a senior expert on North Korea at the United States Institute of Peace, assesses the current state of affairs between the US and North Korea.
If the US leaves NAFTA, “we might have to go straight to Canada for our supplies,” says a Tijuana brewer.
The US and European economies are so interconnected that if trade relationships falter, the effects could be catastrophic.
Both the US and China sent aid to the Philippines to quell its Islamist insurgency. Both countries want to gain influence over the Philippine military. If China succeeds, it will hinder the US’ ability to project power in the Asia Pacific.
“I think the Duterte government was so focused on the war on drugs it erratically forgot an equally critical issue, like the looming radicalism that had been felt this past several months," said Julkipli Wadi, lecturer at the University of Philippines Institute of Islamic Studies.