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A woman captive of the Abu Sayyaf renounces her faith to survive AT 27, IT’S NOT EASY FOR EMILY Mantic, a former Abu Sayyaf captive, a widow, and a mother of a three-year-old daughter, to start life anew. Held by the Abu Sayyaf in Sulu for eight months, she lost her husband, also a captive, [...]

Posted on July 7, 2003   |   CATEGORY: Defense & Security, Special Reports

THE WORD “SOLOMON” IS BELIEVED derived from the Hebrew word for peace. Coincidental it might be, but the president of an institute that the US government will tap for peace negotiations in Mindanao is named Richard H. Solomon. A former diplomat who was assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Solomon was [...]

Posted on July 7, 2003   |   CATEGORY: Defense & Security, Special Reports

Some suggested definitions for a New Order political vocabulary

Posted on June 23, 2003   |   CATEGORY: Commentary, Defense & Security, Foreign Affairs

Our vision is fixated on victims, war, disaster, and misfortune ONLY THREE YEARS INTO THE FIRST DECADE OF THE NEW MILLENNIUM AND A CONSENSUS IS emerging around how best to describe our times. The Age of Fear, some have called it, and why not? Almost overnight, the zeitgeist, the spirit of our times, has turned [...]

Posted on June 23, 2003   |   CATEGORY: Commentary, Defense & Security

EMBEDDED JOURNALISM HAS GONE local. And like everything copied, it has a Filipino flavor to it. When President Arroyo renewed her campaign against terrorism on May 17, the eve of her state visit to the US, not a few doubted that there was more hype to the announcement than real ammo. Nonetheless, with helicopter gunships [...]

Posted on June 23, 2003   |   CATEGORY: Defense & Security, Media, Special Reports

IN 1991, WHEN THEY FORMED THE SOUTHSIDE HOMEOWNERS Association Inc. (Shai) and “purchased” part of the military reservation in Fort Bonifacio, their husbands were still colonels or lieutenant colonels. Now, Shai’s officers are proud wives of generals: • President – Margarita Galon, wife of retired Brig. Gen. Hercules Galon, former Armed Forces adjutant general. • [...]

Posted on June 9, 2003   |   CATEGORY: Defense & Security

MALAYSIA IS AN IMPORTANT NEIGHBOR: IT IS playing peace broker between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). Together with Indonesia and Singapore, it is a key partner of the Philippines in fighting terrorism. Mohamad Najib Tun Abdul Razak, defense minister of Malaysia, recently visited the country. Only 49, he has had [...]

Posted on May 26, 2003   |   CATEGORY: Defense & Security, Foreign Affairs, Hot Seat

The Philippines is sending a lean, civilian-dominated contingent to Iraq to avoid the tag of “occupying forces”

Posted on May 26, 2003   |   CATEGORY: Defense & Security, Foreign Affairs

NGO rehabilitation projects in Pikit grind to a halt

Posted on April 28, 2003   |   CATEGORY: Defense & Security, Special Coverages

‘Be sensitive to strategic implications of tactical decisions’

Posted on April 28, 2003   |   CATEGORY: Defense & Security, Security Sector

The Americans will “win,” but at what cost?

Posted on April 28, 2003   |   CATEGORY: Commentary, Defense & Security
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