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Challenge and Opportunity: PAX ASIA-PACIFICA

Part I “Terrorism Dominates ASEAN Talks: World Leaders Expressed Concern About Extremist Attacks — Duterte…” — Manila Bulletin headline, 16 November 2017 “By all indications and in many respects, the Philippine chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), capped by this week’s 31st ASEAN Summit and Related Summits, was an unqualified success. The agreements reached — on the…


Enhancing the U.N.-China-U.S. Strategic Collaboration

These past two weeks in the United Nations and at side events in various venues, significant happenings took place and will continue to evolve through the month of October.  Some of the world’s leaders are phasing out of the international limelight while others will be coming on the world stage for the first time. Climate Change – Priority for China,…


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Strategy: National Security Scenarios for Post-Election Period

In the 112th Maritime Forum, I responded positively to the proposal of a former Undersecretary of National Defense, Atty. Fernando Campos to discuss Strategy. He suggested discussing “National Security Scenarios for the post-election period.” Campos was also a former Governor of Cavite and a former Congressman of Cavite. He sent me his discussion paper, THE BIRTH OF A NEW PHILIPPINES:…