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How Capitalism Failed the Arab World: The Economic Roots and Precarious Future of the Middle East Uprisings
* Foreword by Walden Bello * 1. A Brave New Middle East: The Birth of a New Era * 2. The Anti-Development State: Economic Origins of Arab Upheavals * 3. The Advent of Economic Globalization: AExpand
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The quest for peace: the Aquino administration's peace negotiations with the MILF and CPP-NPA-NDF
This report examines the Aquino administration’s efforts to end hostilities and negotiate a long-term peace agreement between the Government of the Republic of the Philippine (GRP), on the one hand,Expand
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Rodrigo Duterte and the Populist Backlash against Globalization
Rage Against the System "It is not a revolution... it is perhaps the first great insurrection against global systems, the form of revolt that is the most modern and the most insane," FrenchExpand
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The Trump Doctrine: The Art of Creative Disruption
Drawing on British Philosopher Isaiah Berlin’s application of the binary distinction between what the ancient Greek poet Archilochus called the hedgehogs and the foxes, the chapter seeks to decipherExpand
The Arab Summer and Its Discontents
The paper looks at the roots of the Arab Spring, the subsequently contentious political landscape, which emerged in post-revolutionary Middle East, and the series of conflicts and dizzyingExpand
Modernizations and Its Discontents
It discusses the unlikely electoral success of Rodrigo Duterte, a provincial mayor with limited resources, who astutely tapped into widespread grievance among a disillusioned electorate, which wasExpand
The US-Philippine-China Triangle: From Equi-balancing to Counter-Balancing amid the South China Sea Disputes
The chapter looks at the triangular relationship among the Philippines, the United States (US), and China, against the backdrop of the South China Sea disputes. More specifically, it examines how theExpand
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Crisis in Mindanao
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The Philippines’ counter-terror conundrum
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