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The Duran - 2017-07-27 - Original post - cached version

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has slammed intellectual elitism and snobbery after being attacked by a report of dubious credibility from England’s Oxford University.

The University accused Duterte of paying online ‘trolls’ to promote his political policies both during and...

MintPress - 2017-07-27 - Original post - cached version

A security guard talks to imprisoned slaves inside a cell at the compound of a fishing company in Benjina, Indonesia.

In this two part series on the US/Philippines human trafficking epidemic, Abby Martin recalls the history of the colonization of the...

Counter Currents - 2017-07-27 - Original post - cached version

Covering the recent battle for the city of Marawi on Mindanao Island in the Southern Philippines, the Western media has been grossly exaggerating unconfirmed reports and rumors. It has been spreading twisted information and ‘facts’. At the beginning of July, I visited Mindanao as one of only a...

The Anti Media - 2017-07-26 - Original post - cached version

(MR) — In this two part series on the US/Philippines human trafficking epidemic, Abby Martin recalls the history of the colonization of the Philippines and how it has led to a dramatic rise in human trafficking of Philippine workers.

She interviews the executive director of Damayan, the 8...

Dissident Voice - 2017-07-25 - Original post - cached version

Andre Vltchek with military leaders in Marawi, Philippines. 

Covering the recent battle for the city of Marawi on Mindanao Island in the Southern Philippines, the Western media has been grossly exaggerating unconfirmed reports and rumors. It has been spreading twisted information and ‘...

Aletho News - 2017-07-25 - Original post - cached version

Press TV – July 25, 2017 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has demanded the United States return church bells seized by American forces in a bloody campaign more than a century ago, in another blast at his country’s traditional ally. American forces took three bells from the Catholic church...

MintPress - 2017-07-25 - Original post - cached version

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte wears a pilot’s jacket which was presented to him during his “Talk with the Airmen” on the anniversary of the 250th Presidential Airlift Wing, Sept. 13, 2016 at the Philippine Air Force headquarters in Manila.

Mark Lopez...

The Duran - 2017-07-25 - Original post - cached version

Mark Lopez lives in Manila and is a graduate from the prestigious University of Santo Tomas. His online writing recent caught global attention when he penned an open letter to the US Congress slamming American politicians who criticise Philippines for supposed ‘human rights infractions’...

Giza Death Star - 2017-07-25 - Original post - cached version

"Say it isn't so!" you might say. The U.S.S.A., interfering in the domestic policies of other nations, by sponsoring fronts and political parties? Why,…

The post US INTERFERING IN DOMESTIC POLITICS OF SOUTHEAST ASIA appeared first on Giza Death Star.

21 Century Wire - 2017-07-25 - Original post - cached version


Andre Vltchek with military leaders in Marawi, Philippines. 

Andre Vltchek
21st Century Wire

Covering the recent battle for the city of Marawi on Mindanao Island in the Southern Philippines, the Western media has been grossly exaggerating unconfirmed reports and rumors....

The Duran - 2017-07-24 - Original post - cached version

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has given his second State of The Nation address during which he affirmed his commitment to carry forward the war on drugs and related crime including terrorism. Fighting Philippines’ drug and related crime epidemic was one of the central planks of...

The Duran - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

Indonesia’s President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has declared an emboldened position on the nation’s war against drugs and related crime.

During a recent speech, Widodo stated,

“I have told you, just be firm, especially with foreign drug dealers who enter the country...

New Eastern Outlook - 2017-07-22 - Original post - cached version

A month ago I wrote an essay exposing the complex network of Western-sponsored terrorism in Asia (“Washington Jihad Express: Indonesia, Afghanistan, Syria and Philippines”). I argued that in the 1980’s, Indonesian and Malaysian jihadists, indoctrinated by the Southeast Asian brand of extreme...

The Duran - 2017-07-21 - Original post - cached version

In April of this year, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte had a phone conversation with Donald Trump in which the US President invited his Philippine counterpart to the United States. However, Donald Trump’s Congressional opponents have voiced their opposition to the move.

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The Duran - 2017-07-21 - Original post - cached version

A new counter-terrorism report from the Indonesian Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict has investigated and confirmed claims that the ISIS insurgency in southern Philippines, particularly on the island of Mindanao is partly funded by ISIS syndicates in the Middle East, including and...

21 Century Wire - 2017-07-18 - Original post - cached version

Andre Vltchek
RT Op-Edge

Covering the recent battle for the city of Marawi on Mindanao Island in the Southern Philippines, the Western media has been grossly exaggerating unconfirmed reports, rumors, as well as twisted ‘facts.’ At the beginning of July, I visited Mindanao as one of...

Giza Death Star - 2017-07-15 - Original post - cached version

Mr. J.D., a regular reader here, saw this article and passed it along, and if it is true, it presages yet more shifting in…

The post SOUTHEAST ASIA VS ISIS: BAD NEWS FOR THE EMPIRE appeared first on Giza Death Star.

Land Destroyer - 2017-07-14 - Original post - cached version
July 14, 2017 (Joseph Thomas - NEO) - In an effort to reinforce public perception that policy changes when a new administration assumes the White House, US and European analysts have made several attempts to push forward narratives describing US President Donald Trump's foreign policy as "confused...
Dissident Voice - 2017-07-12 - Original post - cached version

Fresh off his election victory, Japanese Prime Minister Kobe as well as several of his cabinet members and top party officials, visited the Yasukuni Shrine outside Tokyo. As usual, reaction across Asia was hostile to the PM’s visit to a shrine that honored Class A war criminals that had been...

The Duran - 2017-07-05 - Original post - cached version

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has responded to the ISIS beheading of two Vietnamese civilian sailors captured off the cost of the Philippine island of Sibago.

The identities of the sailors has been confirmed as Hoang Trung Thong and Hoang Va Hai.

After frosty...

The Duran - 2017-07-05 - Original post - cached version

China and Russia have long urged North Korea to put its weapons programme on hold and come to the  negotiating table. This was reiterated yesterday at the joint meeting between the Presidents of Russia and China.

China and Russia have also asked the United States to put the...

The Duran - 2017-07-03 - Original post - cached version

Many in Philippines saw President Rodrigo Duterte’s overtures to China as a gamble, some called it foolish, but the reality is that sooner or later all nations of the region will have to acknowledge that there is a global super-power at their back door and that super-power is not the...

The Duran - 2017-07-03 - Original post - cached version

With all the fuss over Presidents Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump meeting later this week at the G20 summit, many have conspicuously failed to grasp that the monumental task ahead of both leaders has little to do with their own period in government and even less to do with their...

The Duran - 2017-07-02 - Original post - cached version

China has scrambled a fleet of maritime vessels  and fighter jets to intercept the American aircraft carrier USS Stethem which illegally sailed into Chinese waters.

America’s move was a clearly provocative measure designed to test patience over China’s claims to sovereignty over 90...

The Anti Media - 2017-07-02 - Original post - cached version
U.S. forces have teamed up with the Philippines’ military to combat terrorist groups in the country, ostensibly to bring about peace. But numerous human rights violations have sprung up in their wake and some believe that the U.S.’ ultimate goal may be to oust President Rodrigo Duterte.

(MPN) — ...

MintPress - 2017-06-30 - Original post - cached version

Protesters are blocked by police as they attempt to march closer to the U.S. Embassy to denounce the U.S. military’s role in the ongoing battle between Government forces and ISIS militants who laid siege to Marawi city in southern Philippines, June 12, 2017 in...

Dissident Voice - 2017-06-30 - Original post - cached version

The gates of hell are open night and day;
Smooth the descent, and easy is the way:
But to return, and view the cheerful skies,
In this the task and mighty labor lies.

— Vergil, The Aeneid

Not since Edmund Gosse’s classic memoir, Father...

The Duran - 2017-06-29 - Original post - cached version

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has sent a message to his soldiers that they should not hold back when fighting ISIS, not under any circumstances.

He told soldiers to,

“…not hesitate to engage just because there are civilians. It is the duty of the...

The Anti Media - 2017-06-28 - Original post - cached version

(ANTIMEDIA)  — New legislation that would make enthusiastic singing of the national anthem mandatory in the Philippines has been approved by the Philippine House of Representatives. The act, known as the “Revised Flag and Heraldic Code” is a revision of an existing bill that will require all...

The Duran - 2017-06-28 - Original post - cached version

President Rodrigo Duterte and his military commanders have revealed the extent of ISIS atrocities in the southern Philippine city of Marawi which is still partly controlled by the Salafist terrorist group.

Philippine troops have recently discovered 17 beheaded bodies while reports...

21 Century Wire - 2017-06-26 - Original post - cached version


ISIS flag being flown in Marawi. (Photo: Screenshot)

William Engdahl
Journal NEO

The only word I find for it is cloddish. I refer to the latest CIA-instigated attempt to initiate regime change against outspoken Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. The so-called ISIS...

Cercle Des Volontaires - 2017-06-21 - Original post - cached version

Première de couverture de « L’occident terroriste. D’Hiroshima à la guerre des drones », André Vltchek, Noam Chomsky, tarduction Nicolas Calvé, Montréal, éd. Ecosociété, 2015, 174 p.

Trois attentats ont récemment défrayé la chronique médiatique en Europe,...

The Duran - 2017-06-21 - Original post - cached version

A breakaway jihadist group operating on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao has reportedly taken hostages at a school in a village of Cotabato province.

The ISIS-linked Salafist group called Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) are the apparent culprits.

The...

21 Century Wire - 2017-06-19 - Original post - cached version


Marawi, Philippines.

Federico Pieraccini
Strategic Culture

In a recent chain of events, the Philippines has been rushing towards chaos. The failure by the Philippine special forces to capture Isnilon Hapilon, considered to be the top brass of the infamous Abu Sayyaf...

Dissident Voice - 2017-06-19 - Original post - cached version

“I’ll never forget that day—it was the day of his mother’s funeral. I’d heard the news of Kennedy’s death on the TV and I’d gone into the living room, where the adults were consoling one another, to let everyone know. I was fourteen at the time and the first person I told was my grandfather, who...

The Duran - 2017-06-18 - Original post - cached version

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has appeared in public after five days of absence due to reportedly bad health.

In a statement to Philippine troops fighting the ISIS insurgency in the southern Philippine city of Marawi he said,

“The fighting is going on,...

The Anti Media - 2017-06-17 - Original post - cached version
The U.S. is beefing up its military presence in the Philippines, claiming that the Philippines government requested their aid. However, President Rodrigo Duterte announced on Sunday he made no such request, raising concern that the U.S. may have an ulterior motive.

(MPN) — In late May, the...

Land Destroyer - 2017-06-14 - Original post - cached version
June 15, 2017 (Tony Cartalucci - LD) - In an all too familiar pattern, militants proclaiming ties to the so-called "Islamic State" (ISIS) have once again found themselves aiding US foreign policy, this time in the Philippines where the Philippine government has been increasingly seeking closer ties...
MintPress - 2017-06-14 - Original post - cached version

President Rodrigo Duterte, talks to troopers during his visit in Jolo, Sulu province, Mindanao, southern Philippines. (Presidential Communications Operations Office)

MANILA — In late May, the Philippines became the first nation in Asia to have one of its...

The Anti Media - 2017-06-13 - Original post - cached version

(ANTIMEDIA) — U.S. special forces are now assisting the Philippines’ military to quash an ISIS-inspired movement in the Pacific nation as government forces are struggling to make significant headway against the militants.

From the Manila Times:

 

“Philippine troops are...

Media Monarchy - 2017-06-13 - Original post - cached version

Portland militia, constitution rewrite and Saber Guardian + this day in history w/Medgar Evers assassinated and our song of the day by Death From Above on your Morning Monarchy for June 12, 2017.

The Duran - 2017-06-12 - Original post - cached version

Today, Philippines celebrates 199 years of independence from Spain, but it was during that fateful year of 1898 that the country switched one colonial master for another.

The Spanish-American war saw Philippines along with Cuba, Guam and Puerto Rico come under US control. However,...

The Duran - 2017-06-11 - Original post - cached version

Yesterday, Reuters broke a story calming that the US has agreed to a Philippine request to assist Philippines in the war against ISIS, a story confirmed by both a military spokesman for Philippines and the United States. The story has now been directly contradicted by Philippines...

The Duran - 2017-06-10 - Original post - cached version

What does one call a style of doing politics that only allows a state to interact with, engage in diplomacy with and have normal  business relations with states which exhibit beliefs, lifestyle and cultural norms that are the same as yours, even when this has no impact on the daily...

The Duran - 2017-06-10 - Original post - cached version

The Philippine military has confirmed that the United States has started to offer limited support to President Rodrigo Duterte’s battle with ISIS.

Duterte had said that the US is unreliable as an ally insofar as they impose ideological conditions as a prerequisite for any kind of...

21 Century Wire - 2017-06-09 - Original post - cached version


Poster of radical FPI in Jakarta. (Photo: Andre Vltchek)

Andre Vltchek
21st Century Wire

It was late at night but the new Terminal 3 at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport outside Jakarta was still bustling with families and friends waiting for their loved ones...

The Duran - 2017-06-09 - Original post - cached version

Russian President Vladimir Putin is in Astana along with the leaders of China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan in a ceremony and conference welcoming India and Pakistan to the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).

Putin spoke of the need for further cooperation...

Dissident Voice - 2017-06-09 - Original post - cached version

It was late at night but the new Terminal 3 at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport outside Jakarta was still bustling with families and friends waiting for their loved ones returning from abroad.

My friend Noor Huda Ismail was just arriving from Singapore, and I decided to pick him up...

The Duran - 2017-06-07 - Original post - cached version

If an ordinary person had a penny for every time a western politician spoke about the pressing need to ‘combat international terrorism’, that ordinary person could likely afford to live in the kind of highly secure housing that generally affords protection against terrorism.

In...

The Duran - 2017-06-05 - Original post - cached version

As the Philippine army goes after ISIS targets in the southern city of Marawi, ISIS in Philippines have made a video showing the destruction, desecration and ultimately the burning down of a local church.

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has vowed to offer terrorists nothing...

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