• 6 AUGUST - *1907 - Gen. Macario Sakay, one of the Filipino military leaders who had continued fighting the imperialist United States invaders eight years into the Ph...
    7 years ago

......................................................................................

The Daily Tribune

(Without Fear or Favor)

Specials:

Bulatlat.com

World Wildlife Fund for Nature-Philippines

The Philippines Matrix Project

Solon twits Noynoy on public displeasure with US By Angie M. Rosales 11/10/2010

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Solon twits Noynoy on public displeasure with US

By Angie M. Rosales 11/10/2010

It just isn’t done by presidents and world leaders.

An opposition senator yesterday twitted President Aquino’s public admission of his displeasure at the tack taken by the United States government in denying the Philippines any intelligence information on alleged terror attack threats, claiming that as an ally of the western world, it is but right and fitting for the United States to treat the Philippines as its ally by providing the Philippine government with intelligence reports on such threats in a timely manner.

Aquino earlier had complained that when he met with US Ambassador Harry Thomas, all their discussions were focused only on the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA)’s review, and not once did the envoy mention concerns about the looming terror alert to the country which is now the subject of travel advisories of six other countries.

“President Noynoy (Aquino) shouldn’t be making such comments. Did we hear (British) Prime Minister (Tony) Blair or (French President Nicolas) Sarkozy or (Spain’s President Jose Luis Rodriguez) Zapatero or (German Chancellor Angela) Merkel complain when there was a Europe-wide terror alert?

“There was none because matters like that (are) very sensitive and very, very alarming. It can cause panic,” Sen. Edgardo Angara said..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/headlines/20101110hed2.html

0 comments

Blog Archive