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War Scenario in the Middle East and Beyond: Part II*

War Scenario in the Middle East and Beyond: Part II*

ATTACK Iran to Open the Gate to the Eurasian Heartland A regime change or outright military invasion and occupation of Iran by the US and its Middle Eastern allies Israel, Saudi Arabia and other minor Arab countries will open the gate for US control of the Eurasian “Heartland”; the key to world domination according to Sir Halford Mackinder, considered the […]

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War Scenario in the Middle East and Beyond: Part I*

War Scenario in the Middle East and Beyond: Part I*

SEVERAL key motivations are prompting the US to wage war in Iran and beyond. The first of these was described in my last article in my last column. In order to preserve and strengthen US world dominance as the sole superpower, the US needs to gain physical control of the Eurasian “Heartland” that Sir Halford Mackinder theorized as the key […]

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Death Toll From Typhoon Mangkhut (Ompong) in Philippines Rises to 65 – Reports

By Sputnik News MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The number of people who have sought treatment in Hong Kong’s hospitals after super-typhoon Mangkhut hit the region has increased to 362 people, local media reported on Monday. According to Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK), a public broadcasting service, the typhoon hit the Chinese special administrative region at about 5:00 p.m. on Sunday (11:00 GMT). Nearly 50 […]

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‘A Tax on US Consumers’: Trump Tariffs to Push Apple Product Prices Up

‘A Tax on US Consumers’: Trump Tariffs to Push Apple Product Prices Up

By Sputnik News AMERICAN multinational technology company Apple Inc. recently claimed that the Trump administration’s proposed US tariffs on US$200 billion worth of goods imported on China will increase the prices on some of its products, including the Apple Watch and its AirPods. In early August, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said that US President Donald Trump had asked him […]

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Losing battle*

Losing battle*

WE tackled in a previous column the possible scenarios that could happen if war broke out between the Philippines and the all-powerful China which a lot of people believe we would naturally lose without the help of foreign allies. Since anything could happen at any given time, the question in the minds of some people is that how would the […]

by Robert Roque Jr.· · 0 comments · Opinions
What if war breaks out?*

What if war breaks out?*

FEAR that war may break out any time between the Philippines and China continues to haunt many Filipinos with the growing presence and repeated incursions of the Chinese military and its ships in the West Philippine Sea. Having foreign soldiers in Philippine waters with vessels armed with missiles is no laughing matter and remains a threat. Members of the China […]

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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte addresses a crowd in Manila © Czar Dancel / Reuters

‘You can’t create island & say air above it is yours’: Duterte implores China to ‘temper behavior’

By RT Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has called on China to “temper its behavior” after a military aircraft was chased out of airspace above artificial islands created by the socialist republic in the South China Sea. The Spratly Islands have been at the center of a territorial dispute between China and five other near neighbours for many years. China started […]

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Palace: PH-China renewed ties bear fruits

By Rodolfo Andal MALAYBALAY City, Bukidnon – Malacañang on Friday, stressed that the country’s renewed friendship with China has brought forth collaborative undertakings that are beneficial to the Filipino people. “We’re very happy that we have this newfound cooperation that has resulted in collaborative undertakings from bridges to rehab facilities,” Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, Jr. said in a press briefing […]

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US: Lone superpower no more?*

US: Lone superpower no more?*

July 5, 2017 Due to popular demand, Beyond Deadlines is reposting every Monday the still relevant articles of retired Armed Forces of the Philippines intelligence chief Brig. General Victor Corpus that appeared in his BD’s column, Views from the East. WHEN the Soviet Union collapsed in the early 1990s, the United States emerged as the sole superpower in the world. […]

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Do what is right*

Do what is right*

THE Philippines recently marked the second anniversary of its landmark 2016 victory in the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). The arbitral tribunal’s decision on the case invalidated China’s supposed historic nine-dash claim on the South China Sea. The problem, however, remains as China refuses to acknowledge the ruling and continues to bully our fishermen. Chinese […]

by Robert Roque Jr.· · 0 comments · Opinions
A part of a recent Philippine Independence Day (June 12, 2018) joint rally by Filipinos and Vietnamese in front of the Chinese embassy in Los Angeles. Photo by Ren Arrieta

Filipinos, Vietnamese celebrate RP’s court victory over China in sea dispute

By Abner Galino FILIPINO Americans and their Vietnamese American allies on Thursday held another joint demonstration in front of the People’s Republic of China’s consular office in Los Angeles to protest the alleged territorial incursions of the Asian superpower in the West Philippine Sea. The protest was timed with the second anniversary of the decision of the United Nations (UN) […]

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China’s assassin’s mace*

China’s assassin’s mace*

Due to popular demand, Beyond Deadlines is reposting every Monday the still relevant articles of retired Armed Forces of the Philippines intelligence chief Brig. General Victor Corpus that appeared in his BD’s column, Views from the East. A MACE is a blunt weapon of medieval times that was used to strike down a more powerful enemy with a single blow. […]

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Breaking point*

Breaking point*

THERE comes a time in a person’s life when continued anger and agitation being held back becomes harder and harder to control until it reaches a breaking point and he lets go of his rage. Just recently, a news footage came out showing an official of the US discussing what China had done in the past months over the Spratlys, […]

by Robert Roque Jr.· · 0 comments · Opinions
China’s new ‘Great Walls’*

China’s new ‘Great Walls’*

Due to popular demand, Beyond Deadlines is reposting every Monday the still relevant articles of retired Armed Forces of the Philippines intelligence chief Brig. General Victor Corpus that appeared in his BD’s column, Views from the East. NO ONE seems to notice, but China now has built, not one but five new “Great Walls.” The first of these five is […]

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A Philippine flag flutters as the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76) is seen anchored off Manila bay on June 26, 2018. (AFP photo)

US aircraft carrier docks in Manila in show of ‘enduring’ Pacific presence

By Press TV THE USS Ronald Reagan has made a visit to the Philippines amid rising tensions in the South China Sea region. The carrier docked in Manila on Tuesday after sailing through waters that have been subject of competing claims between China and several countries in the region. Rear Admiral Marc Dalton, the commander of the nuclear-powered carrier, said that […]

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Mapagsamantala*

Mapagsamantala*

MAPAGSAMANTALA. Mapang-abuso. Mapang-api. Ganid. Suwapang. Ito ay ilan lamang sa mga salitang naglalarawan sa kahayupang inaasal at ipinakikita ng mga coast guard ng China sa sarili nating mga kababayan sa West Philippine Sea. Kamakailan lang ay tinalakay natin ang note verbale ng Pilipinas laban sa China na naglalaman ng mga insidenteng naganap sa ating karagatan tulad ng instalasyon ng mga […]

by Robert Roque Jr.· · 0 comments · Opinions
Why the US Scrapped the Iran Nuclear Deal*

Why the US Scrapped the Iran Nuclear Deal*

June 10, 2018 Why did the US withdraw from the Iran Nuclear Deal; re-imposing economic sanctions against Iran; risking a major war that could easily turn nuclear; and even alienating its major allies in NATO? The main reason may be traced back more than a century ago, in 1904, when a British Lord and geographer Sir Halford Mackinder formulated his […]

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Isapubliko*

Isapubliko*

HINIHIMOK ng ilang eksperto na isapubliko ng Pilipinas ang diplomatic protests nito laban sa mga pinaggagawa ng China sa West Philippine Sea dahil hindi umano sapat ang papa-file ng Maynila ng note verbale laban sa Beijing. Naulat na tinukoy raw ni Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI) director Gregory Poling na ang tanging paraan para makumbinsi ang China na ituring ang […]

by Robert Roque Jr.· · 0 comments · Opinions
Speculations*

Speculations*

A LOT of speculations have cropped up regarding China’s seemingly all-powerful and incomprehensible influence over our country, on our territories, and even over President Duterte himself. It is an undeniable fact that the independence of our country was achieved through the sacrifice of innumerable lives of our countrymen during the last world war. In spite of our victory over the […]

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FILE PHOTO: Members of the Philippine Navy's Marine Special Operations Group © Romeo Ranoco / Reuters

Duterte will ‘go to war’ if China crosses ‘red lines,’ Philippine FM claims

By RT PHILIPPINE President Rodrigo Duterte is ready to go to war with Beijing if it crosses ‘red lines’ and unilaterally claims natural resources in the disputed South China Sea, the country’s foreign minister has warned. The Philippines will go to war to protect its rights in the South China Sea, Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano noted, somewhat […]

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Umiiwas sa digmaan*

Umiiwas sa digmaan*

BAGAMAN maliwanag na may katwiran si President Duterte sa pagiwas na makagawa ng hakbang na puwedeng ikagalit ng China para makipagdigmaan ito sa ating bansa, sa pananaw ng marami ay nagpapakita ang Pangulo ng labis na kahinaan sa kanyang ginagawa. Ayon sa Pangulo ay hindi niya kakayaning pumasok sa digmaan kung saan hindi siya magwawagi at magreresulta sa pagbubuwis ng […]

by Robert Roque Jr.· · 0 comments · Opinions
US Dim Mak Point 7 – Air Bases Vulnerability*

US Dim Mak Point 7 – Air Bases Vulnerability*

Due to popular demand, Beyond Deadlines is reposting every Monday the still relevant articles of retired Armed Forces of the Philippines intelligence chief Brig. General Victor Corpus that appeared in his BD’s column, Views from the East. January 26, 2017 LAST  Dec. 5, 2016 The Sun, a UK publication, reported: “THE US is readying for World War Three with China […]

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Why is China Risking a Major War with the US in the South China Sea?*

Why is China Risking a Major War with the US in the South China Sea?*

May 14, 2018 Why is China risking a major war, even a nuclear one, by deploying cruise missiles on South China Sea outposts? The US have warned that there will be consequences with this move by China. If the US launch a pre-emptive strike on these island outposts using its stealth bombers with JASSMs, China will surely retaliate against US […]

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US Dim Mak Point 5: Vulnerability to Asymmetric Warfare*

US Dim Mak Point 5: Vulnerability to Asymmetric Warfare*

Due to popular demand, Beyond Deadlines is reposting every Monday the still relevant articles of retired Armed Forces of the Philippines intelligence chief Brig. General Victor Corpus that appeared in his BD’s column, Views from the East. January 4th, 2017 ASYMMETRIC warfare is a form of warfare used by the weak to defeat the strong. A classic example is found in […]

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‘If my plane explodes, ask the CIA’ – Duterte after requesting arms from Russia & China

By RT PHILIPPINE President Rodrigo Duterte isn’t ruling out that the US might be very annoyed and consider his decision to procure weapons from China and Russia a threat, after Washington refused to supply Manila with arms. The Philippines has been seeking modern weapons and small arms to step up combat against ISIS-linked Islamists, ever since Duterte assumed office in […]

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