“Go There and You Are Free to Kill Everybody”

On October 21, 2019, Posted by , In Analysis Reports, By ,, , With No Comments

By: Jacob Crandall Photo Credit: Controversial Police Chief Jovie Espenido  https://www.cnnphilippines.com/regional/2019/10/17/jovie-espenido-bacolod-.html 30 years ago, the Filipino city of Davao was one of the most dangerous cities in the world. Between communist groups, Muslim separatists, and local corruption, Davao had a 3-digit crime rate per 10,000 people. Asia Week branded Davao…

South East Asian Countries Reject the West’s Trash

On July 22, 2019, Posted by , In Asia,Information Reports, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on South East Asian Countries Reject the West’s Trash

By: Jacob Crandall For years the United States and other Western countries sold millions of tons of used soda bottles, juice containers, shampoo bottles, and other plastics to be recycled into new products in China.  At the end of 2018, China halted their imports of recyclables, creating a crisis for…

ISIS in the Philippines (Part III – Conclusion)

On July 20, 2019, Posted by , In Analysis Reports, By ,, , With 1 Comment

By: Jeff Bates See Part I Here See Part II Here Image of a Marine training Philippine soldiers in urban warfare. (2017. PH, US Marines hold joint urban warfare training amid Marawi offensives). Sustainability of a Caliphate It is debatable whether the newly created caliphate would survive economically in the…