A new kind of US military base

The presence of US military troops in parts of Mindanao since 2002 may have created a new kind of military base, according to this story. This definitely is contrary to our Constitution.

Here is a must read to better understand the deepening involvement of the US in Mindanao. My friend Nathan Quimpo, who is now based in Tsukuba University in Japan writes that “unless Washington grapples fully with the southern Philippines’ complexities …the US could find itself sucked into the muck.”

(4:14 a.m.)

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