South China Sea: How the Philippines is being used as geostrategic pawn by the US

South China Sea: How the Philippines is being used as geostrategic pawn by the US

It turns out that vis-à-vis the South China Sea dispute, the Philippines not only lacks in understanding their neighbor, but also exposes Filipinos as being ignorant to how it is being manipulated by Western powers, particularly the United States, to counter China’s undeniable influence in the region and to the rest of the world. A … Continue reading

Britain says EU no more in historic referendum

Britain says EU no more in historic referendum

In a surprising and historic move, Britain has voted to leave the European Union. It is important to note that this has been the decision of ordinary Brits and not by those Eurocrats whose leadership is unpopular across Europe.  EU bureaucrats be warned: if Britain who’s not as affected by the so-called peripheral countries can … Continue reading

Prospect of a massive war grips the Middle East

Prospect of a massive war grips the Middle East

The developments of the past few days in the Middle East, especially in Syria, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia have triggered an atmosphere of fear concerning a conflict that may involve the entire region. In the past day, Turkey has already pursued Kurdish militants inside Syria using heavy artillery against targets south of its border with … Continue reading

2016: What’s ahead for the world?

2016: What’s ahead for the world?

By and large the previous year was a year of crisis escalation, brought forth by the emergence of new sources of tension not only in diplomacy but also in actual military conflict. On the one hand, fresh sources of armed engagement and humanitarian issues had world leaders worried overnight (ISIS beyond Syria and Iraq, Russian … Continue reading

Turkey betrays Russian efforts to contain ISIS with shooting down of military aircraft

Turkey betrays Russian efforts to contain ISIS with shooting down of military aircraft

Ending the Syrian Civil war has just took a step backward as Turkey, a member of the imperialist NATO military alliance, shot down a Russian warplane on a bombing mission to eradicate ISIS inside Syrian territory. In the immediate hours after this major military incident, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan furiously defended his position, stating … Continue reading

McCain’s anti-reality and hysteria a reflection of the West’s insecurities towards Russian war in Syria

McCain’s anti-reality and hysteria a reflection of the West’s insecurities towards Russian war in Syria

By now, the Russian military’s involvement in the ongoing Syrian Civil War is not breaking news. The facts have been properly laid down and conveyed to the watching world with reports that are verified, and in some cases, in a high-tech kind of delivery. What seems like a constant CCTV feed from the skies and … Continue reading