South China Sea Ruling: 5 Things to Know

China’s South China Sea ambitions have been denied! The ruling by a United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea tribunal in the Hague said China’s claims to the South China Sea have “no legal basis.” Is this a victory for the Philippines? The United States? Or will this lead to war?…

Obama and Castro hold historic meeting in Havana

The US and Cuban presidents have met in Havana in a historic meeting where they pledged to put aside the differences that have divided their countries for decades. Barack Obama welcomed what he called a “new day” in relations between the two countries. But President Raul Castro was forced to defend Cuba’s record on human rights.…