Author: Adam Garrie

A Federal-Parliamentary System is More Important Than Banning Dynastic Politics in The Philippines

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has received the formal report containing recommendations from the Consultative Committee (CC) for constitutional reform. In one way or another, The Philippines is set for its biggest shift in political structure since the controversial 1987 Constitution was introduced by Corazon Aquino who came to power after the ouster […]

Israel Courts Eastern Europe While Iran Courts Western Europe as The Fate of The Iran Nuclear Deal Remains Uncertain

Europe is facing many internal challenges ranging from the leadership crisis in Germany which seems to have been temporarily averted, to the wider migrant crisis which continues to be a source of both social and political friction throughout the European Union – to the trade war with the United States, […]

Arab States And Israel Conspire Against Turkey as Tel Aviv Seeks Ban on Turkish Aid to Palestine

As Turkey’s recently re-elected President Recep Tayyip Erdogan continues to publicly champion the Palestinian cause at a time when some of the largest and wealthiest Arab nations go mum on the central issue of Arab political identity in the 20th and 21st centuries. Instead of joining Turkey in support for Palestinian […]

Croatian Footballer Who Chanted Far Right Ukrainian Slogan in Russia is Neither Fined Nor Suspended

The International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) has made a controversial decision to neither fine nor suspend Croatian footballer Domagoj Vida who shouted a slogan in a selfie video made in Sochi after his team’s victory over the Russian team. During a widely circulated video Domagoj Vida shouted a slogan that is […]

Without a Federal-Parliamentary System The Philippines Will Remain a Sham Democracy

Democracy is taken from the ancient Greek word δημοκρατία (dēmokratía) which simply means rule of the people. In order to facilitate this, many different systems have been implemented over the years. Among the most democratic systems ever to be employed was the years with varying degrees of pragmatic success and varying […]

The US Claims to Have Made Progress During Latest DPRK Meeting – Pyongyang Says Atmosphere Was “Regrettable”

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has just concluded another round of high level talks with DPRK officials in Pyongyang. Pompeo who reportedly delivered a special present from Donald Trump to Kim Jong-un, a music CD of the Elton John song ‘Rocket Man’ has described the meetings in the following […]