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In support of President Duterte*

In support of President Duterte*

THERE was a news item that appeared in some tabloids that former Vice Mayor Pulong Duterte included me in the list of those who are behind the ouster plot against the President. This is utterly false. I maintain a high respect for President Duterte. For the first time in Philippine history, we have adopted an independent foreign policy that is […]

by Victor Corpus, M.P.A.· · 0 comments · Opinions
War Scenario in the Middle East and Beyond: Part III*

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

THE Battle for the Eurasian Heartland: Who has What? Who will WIN? Let us assume that after Putin’s announcement to the world that Russia now possesses nuclear delivery systems that are impervious to any known US anti-missile defense system, “mutually-assured destruction” or MAD will hold and prevent humanity from self-destruction. But MAD will not prevent the lone superpower US from […]

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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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‘Russia Prepares for War, US Prepares a War’ – Diplomat on INF Treaty Withdrawal

By Sputnik News RUSSIAN diplomat Andrei Belousov confirmed Friday that Russia is preparing to defend its territory against any aggression, while the unilateral withdrawal from the INF Treaty by the US signals that Washington is preparing for such aggression. Andrei Belousov, deputy director of the Russian Foreign Ministry’s Department of Nonproliferation and Arms Control, commented on the US unilateral withdrawal from the INF Treaty […]

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Senator John McCain dies of brain cancer aged 81

By RT REPUBLICAN Senator John McCain has died aged 81 after battling a rare form of brain cancer. The former presidential candidate had been diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor in the summer of 2017. “Senator John Sidney McCain III died at 4:28 p.m. on August 25, 2018,” McCain’s office said in the statement. “With the Senator when he passed were his […]

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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 […]

by Robert Roque Jr.· · 0 comments · Opinions
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 […]

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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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