There is one key reason why the United States is militarily involved in the Philippines – natural resources.
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“If he will again sugarcoat and put rhetoric in his SONA, surely it will have no effect because the public is already enlightened how a ‘disaster president’ he was.”
A protest highlights an international court’s “guilty” verdict on Philippine President Aquino and US President Barack Obama.
“..The defendants, in concert with each other, willfully and feloniously committed gross and systematic violations of the Filipino people’s basic human rights.”
“When the US says jump, the Philippines would ask, to which floor, Your Honor?”
“The Filipino people’s economic, social and cultural rights are similarly wantonly violated. The government of Defendant (President Benigno S. Aquino III) presides over the highest number of unemployed and underemployed Filipinos in the country’s history.”
“I really believed, while I was in there, that they were really going to kill me.”
“This tribunal will contribute to this record and, hopefully, the people will use its results to end impunity.”
“The curtailment of the right to travel and liberty of movement of former House representative Liza Maza shows how the US government transgresses on the basic rights and freedoms of individuals and groups, even those outside its territory.”