Back to Iraq?

The Inquirer today reported that the Philippine government is open to sending another batch of “humanitarian mission” to Iraq. Such a new batch of Filipino troops would be under the United Nations framework, foreign secretary Delia Albert reportedly said.

Before the US-led invasion of Iraq, President Arroyo kept on paying lip service to the UN. In the end however, she joined the so-called “coalition of the willing,” which went to war in Iraq without UN sanction. Continue reading “Back to Iraq?”

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“The pen is mightier than the sword.”
Edward Bulwer-Lytton

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We are a pair of twenty-something writer-journalists struggling in the troubled waters of the Philippine media.

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