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There is no doubt that the Philippines is in a strange position. After years of judicial and diplomatic procedures, a tribunal at the Permanent Court of Arbitration ruled broadly in favour of the Philippines in the South China Sea dispute. However, the newly elected Philippine President, Rodrigo Duterte, seems as unhappy as the Chinese officials… Continue reading

Rodrigo Duterte’s death squads are the NPA’s sparrow units. The Davao Death Squads took over sparrow units’ membership, structure, tactic and equipment. What Duterte is promising to his voters is state terrorism. He vows to kill 100,000 Filipinos with the support of his NPA friends. Duterte and NPA share the same view of the government… Continue reading

In 1954, US President Dwight Eisenhower appointed a panel to make recommendations regarding covert political action as an instrument of foreign policy. The Report concluded: “If the US is to survive, longstanding American concepts of «fair play» must be reconsidered. We must develop effective espionage and counterespionage services and must learn to subvert, sabotage and… Continue reading