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News Philippines » Politics: America's Indefensible Alliance With The Philippines

News channel or source: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/opinion-ramiro-duterte-philippines_us_5a8f3c57e4b01e9e56b9cae1
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

That union in the 1980s allowed the Marcos dictatorship to last 14 years, despite Marcos’ notoriety for murdering over 3,000 people as well as jailing 70,000 and torturing 34,000 of his political ... already been ruling the Philippines under martial ...

News Philippines » Politics: Bangsamoro Peace Process Complicated by Philippine Politics

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/02/bangsamoro-peace-process-complicated-by-philippine-politics/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

The long-running insurgency of the Muslims of Mindanao and Sulu archipelago has been a pressing national security concern for the Philippines. There several peace agreements have been settled but implementation has typically been an issue. The latest ...

News Philippines » Politics: West Philippine Sea: Staying On Course, Minus Defeatism – OpEd

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/24022018-west-philippine-sea-staying-on-course-minus-defeatism-oped/
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

This will narrow the room for diplomacy and unnecessarily increase the political, economic, and security costs for Manila with no clear benefit in sight. Other countries will just free ride with the Philippines again but will keep a safe distance cautious ...

News Philippines » Politics: Philippine President Draws Line on Cooperation with Maritime Rival China

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/philippine-president-draws-line-with-rival-china/4265596.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

These moves mark a reversal of Duterte’s earlier nods to Chinese use of seas claimed by the Philippines, said Antonio Contreras, political scientist at De La Salle University in the Philippines. “Giving us all this aid and loans et cetera and then at ...

News Philippines » Politics: Philippine War on Drugs a Cover for President Duterte's Fascism?

News channel or source: http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=21156
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

What role does the United States, more specifically our President, Trump has had on emboldening Duterte and the political situation in the Philippines? JACKELYN MARIANO: Well, when Trump went to visit the Philippines in November and he met with Duterte ...

News Philippines » Politics: Clashes as Islamic State-linked gunmen seek new Philippine base: military

News channel or source: https://nation.com.pk/23-Feb-2018/clashes-as-islamic-state-linked-gunmen-seek-new-philippine-base-military?show=previewutm_medium=PoliticsNewz?version=amp
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

The renewed fighting came after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and other political leaders in the Mindanao region warned of a potential repeat of the siege of Marawi which claimed more than 1,100 lives. Duterte has imposed martial law over Mindanao ...

News Philippines » Politics: Philippines' Duterte suggests news site Rappler linked to U.S. spies

News channel or source: https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-philippines-media/philippines-duterte-suggests-news-site-rappler-linked-to-u-s-spies-idUKKCN1G61C3?il=0
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday stood ... “That is the history of the American CIA and they look after political dissenters and eventually they will choose a candidate they can order around,” Duterte told reporters.

News Philippines » Politics: Amy Chua on US’ blindness to identity politics abroad and at home, from Vietnam to Afghanistan to Trump’s election

News channel or source: http://www.scmp.com/culture/books/article/2134399/amy-chua-us-blindness-identity-politics-abroad-and-home-vietnam
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

But there’s more to Political Tribes than this truism ... this American-born daughter of ethnic Chinese immigrants from the Philippines examined the role of tolerance towards ethnic and religious minorities in the rise and demise of empires.

News Philippines » Politics: Philippine officials to visit Kuwait amid worker row

News channel or source: http://www.worldbulletin.net/asia-pacific/199055/philippine-officials-to-visit-kuwait-amid-worker-row
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Philippine officials are headed to Kuwait on Thursday to ... About 10 million Filipinos work abroad and their treatment abroad is often a political issue at home. Another team of labour officials said on Wednesday they would conduct negotiations with ...

News Philippines » Politics: Amnesty slams Trump-led 'politics of hate'

News channel or source: http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/world/amnesty-slams-trump-led-politics-of-hate/article/515577
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The "politics of demonization" provided fertile ground for human ... It took aim at President Rodrigo Duterte in the Philippines, accusing him of a harsh crackdown on critics of his war on drugs. "The ability to voice out and to criticise and to check ...