Geopolitical December News

British Parliament voted today for an amendment to the Brexit bill that will require approval of the final deal by Parliament with the EU before withdrawal can begin. The OIC (Organization of Islamic Cooperation of 57 mostly Muslim nations) declared President Trumps move of the US Embassy to Jerusalem null and void and that this act would mark the US withdrawal from the Israeli-Palestinian peace process as the US is no longer an impartial third party. Saudi-led coalition airstrikes in Yemen killed 35 and injured at least 20 more. US has called on the Saudi coalition to end the blockade of ports which has stopped the flow of food and other humanitarian aid. Secretary of State Tillerson has said the US is prepared to talk with North Korea without any preconditions, signaling a shift in policy.