By Bernie V. Lopez
The blunder of ISIS is the same as that of the United States in Iraq and Afghanistan. No one, no matter how vastly superior, can occupy a place with a hostile population forever.
By Rex D. Lores
Exactly 73 years ago today, Dec. 8, Japan’s imperial forces devastated US air bases in the Philippines some nine hours after the treacherous attack on Pearl Harbor. With the destruction of the strategic naval base in Oahu, America totally lost the capability to assist or reinforce its forces in the Pacific.
By Oscar Franklin Tan
If you could play alongside Michael Jordan, would you insist that the ball be passed to you at crunch time?
During the oral arguments at the Supreme Court on the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (Edca), some justices thought of referring the matter to the Senate, as the “proper forum” (“SC justices: Senate Edca’s proper forum,” Front Page, 11/19/14).
If the justices of the Supreme Court are minded to say that President Benigno Aquino shouldn’t have bypassed the Senate in signing the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement, they should come right out and say so.