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Erick San Juan

Erick San Juan is a political analyst, book author, writer, forum moderator, TV and radio broadcast commentator. He's the managing director of News Asia and a former director of the National Security Council. He's a doctor of letters.

Vested interests destroying US?

Erick San Juan (Dr. Erick San Juan, PhD, died of cardiac arrest in his home in Taguig on Sunday. He was 65. We are printing his last piece which he sent shortly before he passed away. For years, San Juan, an author of several books, had regularly contributed opinion pieces, ...

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Pretending to be friends

Erick San Juan IS there no one minding the store? This is the general perception now being felt by the ordinary Juan dela Cruz who is once part of the diminishing middle class. Why is this so? There seems to be an ongoing demolition job to topple the present administration. ...

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Karma running after kleptocrats

Erick San Juan THE recent news in the cases filed at the Sandiganbayan versus Mrs. Imelda Marcos is a welcome development. In the report from Rappler, Ombudsman prosecutors asked the Sandiganbayan to convict former First Lady and now Ilocos Norte 2nd District Rep. Imelda Marcos for graft, over a corruption ...

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Fog of war

Erick San Juan THE perceived bully in the region that might start a regional conflict in the process has issued another threat. North Korea warned the US that it would pay a “due price” for spearheading a UN Security Council resolution against its latest nuclear test, as Washington presses for ...

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Think out of the box

Erick San Juan WE are now a nation being challenged once more with several issues emanating from the present administration’s policies concerning its “war on drugs” and corruption. The latest word wars among government officials — appointed and elected — created more problems than solutions. The Filipino people are fed ...

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Epicenter of war

Erick San Juan SO many issues are now being thrown at the present administration’s ability to handle matters of great concern, specifically on drugs and corruption, and campaign promises to make every Filipino achieve a better life. Are these just lip service after one year in office and there seems ...

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US-Russia historical legacy

Erick San Juan / DURING a time of crisis in US-Russia relations, it is not in vogue to talk about their shared history, a time when ideological and political differences didn’t prevent the governments and people of both countries from helping each other and contributing to bringing stability to the ...

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Checkmate

Erick San Juan / Djibouti, a resource-poor nation of 14,300 square miles and 875,000 people in the Horn of Africa, rarely makes international headlines. But between its relative stability and strategic location—20 miles across from war-consumed Yemen and in destroyer range of the pirate-infested western edge of the Indian Ocean—it ...

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War on drugs: No end in sight

Erick  San Juan THE “war on drugs” is very much on the table in the present administration’s future goals just like in the first State of the Nation Address of President Rody Duterte. Like what PRRD has been emphasizing, the illegal drug flourished during the past administrations, and international drug ...

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Fonop and the next world war

Erick San Juan OUR country has its own share of security problems, both from local and foreign threats, and we are suffering the backlash of the global war on terror where the stage for these terror groups/network has reached our soil. As we tried to finish this nightmare in our ...

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