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Duterte's First 100 Days

Daniel Wagner | Posted 10.07.2016 | Home
Daniel Wagner

As Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte enjoys a "very good" net satisfaction rating three months into his presidency, and high approval ratings from ...

Decoding China-U.S. Relations

Daniel Wagner | Posted 08.08.2016 | Home
Daniel Wagner

Citizens of any nation will naturally rally around their flag when they believe they are under attack, have been offended, or want to flex their muscl...

Will Peace in Mindanao be Held Hostage by Politics in Congress?

Daniel Wagner | Posted 11.12.2014 | Home
Daniel Wagner

President Aquino has taken some bold moves during his presidency in an effort to achieve peace regarding the decades-long dispute over autonomy in Mindanao.

Can the Philippines' Afford a Single Aquino Term in Office?

Daniel Wagner | Posted 11.02.2014 | Home
Daniel Wagner

The Philippines cannot afford to backtrack. If the constitution is not changed, and Aquino does not run, win, and serve a second term, the country risks losing its hard won gains, and could easily fall back into some bad habits.

Mindanao's Rebellion: Aquino Is Running Out of Time

Edsel Tupaz | Posted 11.30.2013 | Home
Edsel Tupaz

Since serious negotiations with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) culminated in the signing of the Framework Agreement between it and the government of the Philippines in 2012, the government had hoped that its decades-long battle with rebel movement in the southern Philippines was drawing to a close.