Tags: US intervention in the Philippines

Could President Aquino escape accountability for the Mamasapano fiasco?

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective When former president Fidel V. Ramos was insisting that the ultimate responsibility for the Mamasapano fiasco lies with President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, being the commander-in-chief, Malacañang responded by saying that Ramos should wait for the results of the investigation. The Board of Inquiry of the Philippine National Police (PNP)…

The partnership between US warship builder and developer AMSEC Huntington Ingalls Industries and Hanjin Heavy Industries practically transforms the Hanjin shipyard in Subic Bay into a US military base. – Gabriela Rep Luzviminda Ilagan

Sidebar: Groups disprove Aquino’s selling points in allowing greater US military presence

Filipino-Americans under the banner of the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan-New Patriotic Alliance) USA chapter joined protesters from United for Peace and Justice (UFPJ), the Troops Out Now Coalition (TONC), Latinos Against the War (LAW), Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW), the American Indian Movement (AIM), the ANSWER Coalition, and various unions and labor groups during…