Manchurian Candidate

Duterte, Xi, and Putin.

PerryScope By Perry Diaz In Philippine elections, presidential candidates are labeled according to their perceived political persuasion or ideological beliefs. However, political persuasion doesn’t really matter in Philippine politics because Filipino politicians change their political affiliations to suit their personal objectives. There are the “Amboys” (American Boys). There are the “balimbings” (political turncoats and opportunists). And there are the “Manchurian Candidates” (secretly aligned with China). Read More …

Napoleon?

By Erick San Juan At the Rapplers.com interview of anti-terror expert Dr. Rohan Gunaratna last week, he said that-” Any successful terrorist attack is an intelligence failure.” We’ve been bombarded by daily doses of fear of war, bombings, pandemics, market crash, epic economic collapse, etc.,etc. The threat of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong un was waylaid by an intelligence information that North Korea is ready Read More …

By Erick San Juan Most nations worldwide, their intelligence services, the people and media were focused on the possible threat of Islamist violence which were shown daily on TV news and print media(Terrorism as an Instrument of Cultural Warfare by Ahmed S. Hashim). But it does not exist in Norway and their intelligence community have been updating their asssessments. Most of them believe that even Read More …