Archived posts with tag ‘The Philippines’

The Diplomat: China and the Philippines Navy

The just ended standoff between China and the Philippines over a disputed shoal in the South China Sea is a painful reminder of Manila’s maritime weakness.

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The Philippines Lieutenant General Cardozo Manalo Luna on Islamic Insurgency

by ANDREW BALCOMBE Filipino Lieutenant General Cardozo Manalo Luna is the former commander of the military’s Eastern Mindanao Command. In May 2009 he was appointed The Philippines’ ambassador to The Hague. He talks about the uprising of rebel splinter groups in 2008, fighting the terrorist group Abu Sayyaf and cooperation with U.S. Special Forces. (Video: [...]

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