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Martial Law: Lorenzana and Año’s “innovative” approach not just vs. Maute?

Is Martial Law Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and armed forces chief (and now Martial Law administrator) Gen. Eduardo Año’s “innovative” approach to end the armed conflict in Mindanao and to achieve the military establishment’s self-imposed target of wiping out armed groups in the region before President Rodrigo Duterte’s first State of the Nation Address (SONA) in July? 744 more words

Human Rights

The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming (1966)

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At the height of the Cold War era between the USSR and USA, a Russian submarine appears on the coast of a small New England town. 661 more words

American New Wave

The Package (1989)

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After a failed military exercise in Germany, Army Sgt. Johnny Gallagher (Gene Hackman, The French Connection) is ordered to escort a detainee (Tommy Lee Jones, … 421 more words

Mystery & Suspense

Trump builds ‘legitimacy’ thru bombs and war-making

When Donald Trump surprisingly clinched the US presidency, the legitimacy of his regime has been challenged from the onset. Rival Democratic Party, with the apparent help of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), immediately launched a campaign to delegitimize Trump. 1,008 more words

Military & War

1799 – a British warship

A British collier, converted to a warship, takes on two French privateers in the English Channel (1799).

Military & War

A Guy Named Joe (1943)

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During World War II, an American fighter pilot stationed in England, Maj. Pete Sandidge (Spencer Tracy, Bad Day at Black Rock), dies during a bombing mission. 502 more words

Hollywood's Golden Age

Duterte’s Defense chief, US imperialism’s reliable point man

It is fitting that Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana made the first public declaration of the Duterte regime’s all-out war against the New People’s Army (NPA). 758 more words

Military & War