* Date : 2018-12-31
Wrap up of global issues in 2018
This year's diplomatic activities was arguably centered around the U.S. with the historic Singapore Summit, America's withdrawal from the nuclear agreement with Iran as well as the various conflicts caused by its 'America First' policies. The U.S. has rocked the world economy with a trade war with China, and is experiencing domestic turmoil due to its hard-line immigration policies. In Europe, the issue of Britain's withdrawal from the European Union continues while and anti-government protests have been staged in France with the yellow vests movement. What's more, small and large scale natural disasters have caused huge casualties around the world. On this week's[the point: world affairs] , we talk about issues that have rocked the world in 2018 and project their future developments in the year to come.