Trump’s foreign policy, its consistencies, and how it might affect the world

Have you noticed how inconsistent the Trump administration is when it comes to foreign policy? In much of his speeches and policy, Donald Trump has been promoting cooperation with Russia in issues like terrorism (and the war in Syria) and how “he would like to get along with President Vladimir Putin” but at the sameContinue reading “Trump’s foreign policy, its consistencies, and how it might affect the world”

New friends, new partners

(The Russian Navy anti-submarine ship Admiral Tributz, as photographed, docked in Manila for a four-day goodwill visit. Photo courtesy of CNN Philippines.) One of the first major stories of the year is the ¬†four-day goodwill visit of the Russian Navy in Manila in an effort to expand contact and relations. This has culminated a long-standingContinue reading “New friends, new partners”

Russia-Philippines relations

Lately we’ve been hearing reports that the Philippines intends to sign defence cooperation agreements, enhance economic relations, and even send workers to the Russian Federation, all of these as a result of a long-term effort to diversify our foreign relations and reduce dependency on the United States. You may remember that our relations with theContinue reading “Russia-Philippines relations”

An independent foreign policy

In light of the President’s recent visits to the two major Asian powerhouses, China and Japan, we will highlight the Philippines’ intentions to create an entirely new foreign policy and what it means to us and what more should be done. You are all aware of the President’s severe (and sometimes vulgar) criticisms towards theContinue reading “An independent foreign policy”