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Duterte: A Lunatic President or a Genius Strategist? - A must read article...

Here's a thought-provoking piece written by Jun Avelino, an OFW in Dubai. Jun posted the interesting article on his social media account regarding his opinion about President Rody Duterte's stand on foreign policy. Read on...
Duterte: A Lunatic President or a Genius Strategist? by Jun Avelino
Duterte’s expletives against the US, the EU and the UN have made his tongue the center of the universe where global media has given much focus on, eagerly awaiting for the next blurt of swearing against the West. Being called a boon or a bane, he couldn’t care less because he is doing this intentionally and for a hell of good reasons. America cannot afford to lose Philippines as an important ally in the Asia Pacific due to its strategic location in complementing the presence of Japan (another US ally) to neutralize the expansionist behavior of Beijing, particularly in the militarization of the south china sea which is important to the west. Getting rid of the Philippines in the equation o…