Philippines

The Philippines in the Center of Asian Realig...

345342342Philippines, for decades a limping invalid, poor and suffering from countless ailments, is now suddenly finding itself at the vanguard, reshuffling the entire Asia Pacific, sending Western…

US Feigns Human Rights Concerns in Philippine...

duterte-jtf-sulu-20160812-005_8DFEACADB8474EBB834B94E0F0F0C1DAPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte is heading a controversial campaign against crime, embodied in his “war on drugs” which has led to violence spanning the nation’s troubled urban centers. President Duterte’s comments have ranged…

Politics Over Principles: US Denies Philippin...

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Perhaps the biggest challenge the US faces regarding its credibility globally is the self-inflicted damage it does to its alleged principles and values as a center of global power. A perfect example of this is unfolding in…

Philippines Triggers Asian Tectonic Shift Awa...

490What a difference an election can make. Since his swearing in as Philippine President this past June, succeeding Washington puppet Benigno Aquino III, the outspoken, plain-talking Rodrigo Duterte has moved his strategically…

What the Philippines Says Vs. What it Does

23232312Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has been identified as a menace to US foreign policy in Asia Pacific by both his supporters and his opponents. For his supporters, he is propped up as a hero of “anti-imperialism,” while his…

Philippine President R. Duterte visits China

342342342342The visit of the President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte to China on October 18-21 this year and his talks with President Xi Jinping are notable from several perspectives. After a convincing victory in the General Election…

Will “They” Really Try to Kill President Dute...

3423123123Rodrigo Duterte, the outspoken President of the Philippines has by now, most likely, joined the concealed, prestigious and permanent hit list of the Empire. The hit list is very long; it has already been long for several decades…

Drugs, Duterte & The Nature of Imperiali...

45345454In the United States, the failed government drug policies are a common source of outrage among politically progressive people. The Rockefeller Drug Laws of New York, eventually turned into a national policy with the “War on Drugs” of…

Abu Sayyaf—Most Notorious Militant Group in P...

52453444The final days of April broughtshocking news to the world: Filipino terrorist group Abu Sayyaf had executed a Canadian citizen, journalist and former employee of the mining company TVI Pacific, Inc. John Ridsdel. On September 21, 2015, he and…

Elections in the Philippines and the current ...

34543444In the complex puzzle that is being displayed by the political situation in the sub-region of Southeast Asia (SEA), a totally non-routine event occurred on the 9th of May. On this day, the Philippines held general elections to elect…

Military Drills in the Philippines: Geopoliti...

456543333The 32nd military American-Philippine drills “Balikatan” (“Shoulder to shoulder”) were held on April 5-15, 2016 in the Philippines. This time 4 thousand American and 5 thousand Philippine soldiers participated in the event. A formal reason for…

A US & Filipino Front Vs. China

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The reversal of longstanding policy preventing the US from using Filipino territory for military bases signifies and escalation in tensions…

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