Rex Tillerson

5 Territorial Disputes To Watch For In 2017

For several places around the world, 2017 could be a watershed year, as various territorial disputes threaten to boil over amidst a climate of global uncertainty.

Reagan And Trump: American Nationalists

Since World War II, the two men who have most terrified this city by winning the presidency are Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump. And they have much in common...

America - Under New Management

Whatever the world will be treated to under the new American presidency, the words of Neil Innes ring true: “No matter who you vote for, the government always gets in.”

Sanctions, What Sanctions? Russia Bond Yields Plunge To 3 Year Lows

After three years of US sanctions on Russia, Putin's cost of funding his nation's economy has tumbled as Russian government five-year ruble notes climbed further this week, pushing the yield to the lowest on a closing basis since February 2014. Along with being the best performing stock market in the world since Trump's election, Russia's bond market has soared (while China's has tumbled).

China Daily: Tillerson's "Disastrous" Actions Would Set The Course For A "Devastating Confrontation"

"Tillerson's statements regarding the islands in the South China Sea are far from professional. If Trump's diplomatic team shapes future Sino-US ties as it is doing now, the two sides had better prepare for a military clash... Should he act on them in the real world, it would be disastrous... and would set a course for devastating confrontation between China and the US."

Tillerson Protests Break Out As Chants Of "Reject Rexx" Fill D.C.

Before Rex Tillerson's Senate confirmation hearing even got started this morning, America's disaffected, Hillary-supporting snowflakes took to the streets of Washington D.C. in protest of his inevitable appointment as Secretary of State.  If only they could work so hard at finding a job it would be easy to "Make America Great Again."

Rex Tillerson Confirmation Hearing: Live Webcast

Tillerson's confirmation hearing, in which the former Exxon CEO will seek to distance himself from Putin and say that Russia "must be held accountable for its actions" adding that "Russia today poses a danger, but it is not unpredictable in advancing its own interests." begins at 9am Eastern, and can be watched below.