The Unfinished Legacy of Noynoy Aquino

Co-Written with Christian Laluna ‘The worst thing the opposition can do is to claim PNoy solely as their own and to use his death as a rallying cry against fellow Filipinos of goodwill’ President Benigno Aquino III left the country a mixed, surely imperfect, but overall good legacy. We saw that he tried his best, …

Duterte, Aquino, and the ICC

“Contrary to official claims, many of the killings by law enforcement were not justified.” One of the best foreign policy decisions that former President Benigno S. Aquino III did was to ratify the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) ten years ago, in 2011. The Senate subsequently concurred with that ratification, thus putting …