I Am Officially a Published Author!

Never in my wildest imagination have I thought that I'd get published in a book, much less in a territorial defense and security-related academic work! If it isn't the legal profession, I've always seen myself as an actress or singer. But never did I imagine, even once, that I'll be a writer. I am just …

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A Hit and Run in the West Philippine Sea?

This article, which I co-authored with my boyfriend, Jumel Estranero, was published first in Geopolitical Monitor, which is among the leading geopolitics websites of today. To access their website, click here. This may also be seen on Eurasia Review. Geopolitical risk is evident nowadays in the various tense exchanges which have become sources of gain …

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Muted, Underrated Dynamics in Territorial Disputes

The Philippines’ geographic and strategic location, as well as its stance in international law vis-à-vis the US and China, makes it a key player in its own right in the Asia-Pacific region. Are we really in a helpless stance in relation to China? There is more to the Philippines’ involvement in the West Philippine Sea …

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