Department of National Defense
Funding war on communities, not defense of Philippine sovereignty
October 1, 2021
The House of Representatives (HOR) railroaded approval of the 2022 national budget, including bloated funds for the defense department which has been more visible in violating human rights than defending Philippine sovereignty.
September 18, 2021
On military modernization: Money for nothing
September 16, 2021
There have been a series of mishaps lately, involving newly acquired AFP aircraft. Yet, the Duterte government continues to prioritize defense in the 2022 budget, particularly AFP modernization.