Global Policy

Imagine if The Philippines Could Change Leaders as Spain Just Did? Parliamentary-Federalism Could Make it Happen

Spain’s Congress of Deputies, the country’s parliament, just removed a deeply corrupt and controversial leader Mariano Rajoy and quickly replaced him with former opposition leader Pedro Sánchez after the parliament overwhelmingly offered a vote of no confidence for the continued leadership of Rajoy. Such shifts in power from corrupt leaders to a […]

Nikki Haley: The Smirking Face of the American Dream and A Nightmare for The Real World

During the early 1970s, Henry Kissinger became emblematic of a US foreign policy establishment that was conniving, cunning and content with its own penchant for lawlessness. By the late 1970s, Zbigniew Brzezinski became the face of the next generation of the US establishment – a man who could easily provide the pseudo-intellectual […]

As Duterte Heads to Seoul, The Philippine President Should Also Consider Longterm Economic Ties With The DPRK

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will arrive in the South Korean capital for talks with President Moon Jae-in between the 3rd and 5th of June. Incidentally, South Korean officials will meet with their DPRK (North Korean) counterparts just days before. Duterte is set to secure further South Korean investment for the […]

Peace on The Horizon as Philippine Congress Heeds Duterte and Passes Autonomy Legislation for Moros

The Philippine Congress has passed the long awaited Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) which will give Moro communities (Philippine Muslims) in Mindanao and nearby islands political autonomy. The new law which President Rodrigo Duterte had promised to deliver irrespective of the success of his plans to turn The Philippines into a federal […]