AFP young soldiers – Pawns in the Philippine Game of the Generals

In October 18, some 40 Philippine soldiers, mere fresh graduates, were taken out of their scuba dive training and sent into the lions’ den – a remote and rugged village occupied by the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). This is the same town where Philippine Marines “entered” in 2007 which cost them 14 lives with… Read More AFP young soldiers – Pawns in the Philippine Game of the Generals

Pnoy junks IIRC recommendations

To those who expect that there will be great changes in the Aquino administration, they are in for a disappointment. Like a true blue politician, P-noy watered down the recommendations of the Incident Investigation and Review Committee (IIRC) report. As expected, he backed down from the IIRC recommendation of filing criminal charges against his political ally,… Read More Pnoy junks IIRC recommendations

Philippine Senatorial Elections – Leftists and Rightists

Proclamation 1017 made a big deal about the Leftist-Rightist coalition that was supposedly bent on overthrowing GMA’s government. According to Arroyo’s proclamation, the extreme Leftists and the extreme Rightists are the “the historical enemies” of the State? One might ask, since when? The Marcos Martial Law administration was an extreme rightist regime. Ramos and Enrile… Read More Philippine Senatorial Elections – Leftists and Rightists