Tagged: Philippines

China Lassoes its Neighbors

It might be the world's largest free trade area, writes columnist Walden Bello, but Southeast Asia is still getting a raw trade deal from China.

Obama and Arroyo: Time for a Reset

The worsening human rights situation in the Philippines requires the United States to rethink its political and economic relations with the country.

Resisting the Empire

There is a growing number of campaigns that seek the withdrawal of U.S. foreign military bases. And they may just succeed.

In the Dragons Lair

Although the United States closed its bases in the Philippines in 1991, it has nevertheless managed to deepen its military presence and intervention in the islands.

Artists against Assassination

In their country’s tradition of creative dissent, Filipino artists have taken up the struggle against extrajudicial killings.

China and Southeast Asia

Beijing is wooing Southeast Asia. Washington can either try to break up the relationship, writes Evelyn Goh, or work out a more peaceable ménage a trois.
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