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For me, one of the memorable photographs to come out following the liberation of Marawi shows two soldiers holding up the flag at ground zero. It was the soldiers’ effort to symbolize that once again the republic is supreme in the war-torn city.

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The more than five month battle to retake Marawi has quite a few similarities to the Battle of Manila which occurred 72 years ago.

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Never again

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Last week, as I went over my mail, I came across my daughter Trisha’s message, which commemmorates the life of one of the greatest Filipinos of our generation – Jose W. Diokno.

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‘Crying Cop’

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During a senate inquiry last week, Bato gave, what to me was an award-winning performance, as he became emotional defending the all out drug war.

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Deal or no deal?

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Last week, in the course of a rambling speech, President Duterte tested public reaction by announcing that a spokesman for the Marcos family has offered to return part of the Marcos gold (or loot, if you will) to the government.

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The killing of 17-year old Kian de los Santos could have been just another statistic in the alarmingly growing list of casualties in the on-going all-out drug war.

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