Category Archives: COMMENTARIES & INSIGHTS

US Help in Marawi May Likely Be a Decoy!

Appearing President Duterte as a castaway when he, himself, confirmed us about his innocence of the US technical assistance in Marawi, it wasn’t a simple role-playing that he was just left out naive in the scene without any violation of the chain of command on the part of the military. Was there really no violation after all despite making the Commander-in-Chief blind of the US effort? Wasn’t President Duterte double-crossed, was he? Or was he not just informed? Really? Continue reading

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What’s Really Behind ISIS-led Marawi Siege?

Nobody could find comfort under martial law. Nor could one find shelter under siege. But what really made President Duterte decide to put the city of Marawi and the rest of Mindanao under 60 days of martial law? Continue reading

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Is Bringing China’s Threat Before UN a Game Changer?

For the Philippines to bring China’s threat before the United Nations is dragging the UN sphere of influence to a quagmire. Continue reading

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My Two Cents’ Worth on Mocha Uson Appointment

When Mocha Uson had her regular column on a certain Philippine daily, the same critics went overboard lambasting Mocha up to their gratification to discredit her. As if Mocha Uson had nothing but her prowess in dancing and dirty talking. As if she had only one “good” thing, that is, being good at inventing and exaggerating news in favor to his god, President Duterte. Continue reading

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ICC Case vs Duterte: Lacks Jurisdiction, Yet Worth Investigating

By its principle of complementarity (Article 17), it has a jurisdiction over the crimes when the State has shown unwillingness or has become unable to do its prosecutorial function. Thus, in this light, the ICC acts as the court of last resort. Continue reading

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