Philippines

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…

American and Japanese military bases on the P...

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After more that two decades of absence of any visible interest towards the strategically critical point of the Pacific Ocean…

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