April 24, 2014     Philippines
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Monday, March 10th, 2014

Aquino government spent P500 M for US Naval base in Palawan– fisherfolk group

“This is clear treason against the Filipino people. " – Pamalakaya

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Spying on activists: New document shows US Army targeted Olympia war protesters

Edward Snowden revelations have left many Americans shocked by the massive intelligence dragnet operated by the National Security Agency.

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

US involvement in Iraq never ended

After decades of war, Iraq is a divided and shattered country that seems as far away from peace as ever. Neither the Iraq War nor US involvement in it has ever really ended.

Saturday, January 18th, 2014

US troops guilty of environmental crimes – green groups

A study by Kalikasan PNE revealed that the presence of US forces in the Asia Pacific region has resulted in adverse environmental impact.

Friday, December 20th, 2013

Hard selling increased presence of US troops again and again

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat Perspective The Aquino government is using every opportunity to hard sell the increasing presence of US troops in the country. Right after Typhoon Yolanda caused massive devastation in central Visayas provinces and US...

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

‘Relief operations are no justification for increased presence of US troops’ – progressive groups

“While we welcome all aid extended to our brothers and sisters in the Visayas, we don’t see the necessity of deploying missile cruisers and missile destroyers and, amphibious assault vehicles and other warships.” – Cristina Palabay, Karapatan

Friday, November 8th, 2013

Aquino inaction on US spying in PH alarming — patriotic legislators

"What is our government doing to ensure that the right to privacy of communications and correspondence of citizens is being protected? Is the US Embassy violating existing laws such as the Anti-Wiretapping Act and the E-Commerce Law,...

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Environmentalists warn of destruction with increase in US troop presence, military facilities

“US troops have a history of environmental crimes in the Philippines that have remained unaddressed with impunity.” – Dr. Giovanni Tapang, Agham

Saturday, September 28th, 2013

Malampaya fund used to buy ‘expensive, discarded’ Coast Guard boats from US

“Don’t our officials feel betrayed? We are being bullied by China, we go to the US for help. In return, they sold us junk materials at a very high price, only to find out that US is...

Saturday, September 7th, 2013

US, the Biggest User of Chemical Weapons in History Asserts “Right To Protect” Syria

How can the US proclamation that it intends to intervene militarily in Syria to protect civilians from chemical warfare be taken seriously, when the US has slaughtered and poisoned hundreds of thousands with chemical weapons itself, in...

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

US-RP framework agreement, getting more at less cost

“The US government is trying to hide behind the technicality that they would not set up a permanent military base or that their troops would only have increased rotational presence here, but as it is, US troops...

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