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Asian Economies May Gain Most From ‘Bolton Effect’
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Asian Economies May Gain Most From ‘Bolton Effect’
September 14, 2019

Even on Trump’s island of misfit toys, Bolton was a particular standout for the way he made the world a riskier place. His departure is the best news Asia’s economies have received in quite some time.

America Loses Asia-Pacific as Full Spectrum Dominance Continues to Fail
September 2, 2019

Always working a little harder than most to stay a step below reality, US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper made especially candid remarks this week that America’s INF pullout was timed for a targeting of forces against China.

America Loses Asia-Pacific as Full Spectrum Dominance Continues to Fail
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The Global Plague of Nepotism: Political Monarchy Creation in Action
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The Global Plague of Nepotism: Political Monarchy Creation in Action
January 30, 2019

French Canadian author Danielle Tremblay summed up best the scourge of nepotism: “Despotism favors the despot, nepotism favors the despot's genes.”

Embracing a Multipolar World Order: How Rodrigo Duterte is Revolutionizing the Philippines
August 27, 2017

In a new global environment, centered on a multipolar world order, the Philippines offers a unique perspective for understanding the changes occurring in international relations.

Embracing a Multipolar World Order: How Rodrigo Duterte is Revolutionizing the Philippines
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Vassal Aristocracies Increasingly Resist Control by US Aristocracy
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Vassal Aristocracies Increasingly Resist Control by US Aristocracy
August 15, 2017

The tumultuous events that dominate international news today cannot be accurately understood outside of their underlying context, which connects them together, into a broader narrative — the actual history of our time. History makes sense, even if news-reports about these events don’t. Propagandistic motivations cause such essential facts to be reported little (if at all) in the news, so that the most important matters for the public to know, get left out of news-accounts about those international events.

Path to Hell: Daesh in the Philippines is a US Project
June 8, 2017

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 organization in the country, coincided with a quick operation by a series of Daesh-affiliated terrorist groups to take the city of Marawi. This is an escalation of internal and external pressure on the Duterte administration brought on by his foreign-policy shift.

Path to Hell: Daesh in the Philippines is a US Project
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ISIL Attacks Asia-Pacific: Time to Revive Russia’s Initiative on Regional Security Structure
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ISIL Attacks Asia-Pacific: Time to Revive Russia’s Initiative on Regional Security Structure
May 26, 2017

On May 23, President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte cut his visit to Russia and imposed martial law on the southern island of Mindanao after fighting broke out between security forces and ISIL jihadists. The island’s population is 22 million people. Offensives will also be staged in other southern provinces plagued by extremist groups. The president suggested the possibility of expanding martial law nationwide.

Did China Threaten War Against the Philippines?
May 25, 2017

“I would insist that [part of the South China Sea] is ours and I will drill oil there,” Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte claimed he told his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during his second official trip to China earlier this month.

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