Post-Rebellion Fallout

Never mind if war didn’t break out in the streets,the fallout from the soldiers’ mutiny has begun:

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Inquirer analyst Amando Doronilla says that the rebellion highlights the fragility of Gloria’s government. Philstar columnist and Aquino-administration Press Secretary Teodoro Benigno waxes maudlin, as always: The Gathering Storm. (These days, though, I tend to take Benigno’s columns with a grain of salt, knowing that, with his involvement in a “Third Power” movement, he may have vested interests in a middle-class civil society uprising born from the kind of unrest we saw on Sunday.)

More stories from the July 28 archives for Philstar and Inquirer.