Understanding Faurat – Muslims, Revolution

Posted January 28, 2015 by senderoiluztre
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2nd of a series

Towards new doctrines on standards in engagement

In the 1st part of this series, we expounded on the dearth of the true Islamic component within the Islamic State, many other terrorist groups (Mideast, South Asian, ASEAN or African, Mediterranean models).

In that discussion, we arbitrarily assign the Jamaat – or the movement of liberation type of template. This model has more commonality with Marxist, Leninist, Nietzsche, or other similar left-of-center political ideologies or Nazi Ultra-Rightist that struggles to appear to be from the other end of the spectrum.

Russian, Chinese, German, Libyan, Cuban, Cambodian, other models in revolution, have many aspects in common with the mold however it can be said that much of the intellectual aspects of the political myth of the revolution needed to be adapted to the specific environment. In a more contentious manner, we can almost say that the myth is…

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Understanding Faurat – Lessons from Sulu ICRC Hostage Crisishis capti

Posted January 28, 2015 by senderoiluztre
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3rd of a series

Postcript to Understanding Faurat: When will Counter-Terrorist elements learn?

In the 1st part of this series, we noted that terrorists wage a world war under the guise of Islam. That the war they are waging is more secular, ideological than religious.

In the 2nd part of this series, we tried to expound at greater length how progressive movements in some parts of the world in the past and today are similar in many ways to that of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria as well as to many other Islamic movements that we labeled as the “Jamaat” groups espousing not jihad or holy war but faurat which stands for revolution and is not a concept propounded by the Holy Qur’an.

We attempted to establish that the problem in many cases is that most of us at the receiving end of terrorist assaults are just patently and totally helpless…

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Understanding Faurat – Muslims, Revolution

Posted January 28, 2015 by senderoiluztre
Categories: Uncategorized

The Center for CEOs, Executive Safety

2nd of a series

Towards new doctrines on standards in engagement

In the 1st part of this series, we expounded on the dearth of the true Islamic component within the Islamic State, many other terrorist groups (Mideast, South Asian, ASEAN or African, Mediterranean models).

In that discussion, we arbitrarily assign the Jamaat – or the movement of liberation type of template. This model has more commonality with Marxist, Leninist, Nietzsche, or other similar left-of-center political ideologies or Nazi Ultra-Rightist that struggles to appear to be from the other end of the spectrum.

Russian, Chinese, German, Libyan, Cuban, Cambodian, other models in revolution, have many aspects in common with the mold however it can be said that much of the intellectual aspects of the political myth of the revolution needed to be adapted to the specific environment. In a more contentious manner, we can almost say that the myth is…

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Understanding Faurat – Islam and Revolution

Posted January 28, 2015 by senderoiluztre
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The Center for CEOs, Executive Safety

What is a Sustainable Remedy to Terrorism?

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France just suffered from deadly terrorist attack. The policemen and civilian victims were struck with high powered weapons by terrorists claiming to be ISIS but that authorities are saying are members of and trained by Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.

images (5)Islamic State leader, al-Baghdadi

Whatever the affiliation of those terrorists, it does not matter. What matters is the question that had been ringing in our ears for more than a decade now: Does the Military and law enforcement need to redesign, re-engineer their existing war and peacekeeping method?  Most certainly, they do.

Both military and police science are incontrovertibly applying biblical, Judaic, or else Confucian as well as variants of the marriage of eastern and western strategy and tactics in the conduct of warfare or militia work.

The question is, are…

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Sharing Information A Very Difficult Process

Posted January 28, 2015 by senderoiluztre
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French President François Gérard Georges Nicolas Hollande, France’s security workers, police and the people of that bastion of Liberté could possibly be in big trouble.

François Hollande

But they will not be alone. The United States, Philippines along with a large chunk of Asia, Israel (an almost 100% likely target always), among several other highly vulnerable countries will be targeted. In the recent attacks in Paris’ (multiple attacks against Charlie Hebdo offices), the Al Qaeda supposedly takes responsibility for the attack. This is mostly just interlocking with the current wave of Iraq-Syria Islamic State group’s highly organized and determined terror acts fueling a vision of a world war.

The Al Qaeda, dominantly Sunni but on many occasions accommodating members of the other faction of Islam – the Shiites – is nearly in a state of collapse even if its remnants are still mostly burning with the same fervor and dedication with…

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Uninvisible, Unsilent World War

Posted January 28, 2015 by senderoiluztre
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Katihan ng Katutubo ng Tatlong Daluyong

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The forthcoming rally in France will be unprecedented. While past cooperation between erstwhile enemies have taken place mostly in neutral territory, the coming of the leadership of Spain to France to show solidarity against terror and whatever else that is behind and propelling it, is a great historical milestone.

History will show how deep the enmity that came to develop between France and Spain in the old times.

The so-called usurpation of powers, treachery, vengeance, mutually assured destruction between the two former royalties spanned centuries – even millennia.

Today, with the biggest combine in the world – the United Nations – not having any immediate solution to the uninvisible, unsilent emerging world war – that is actually a proxy war openly featuring the ISIS or ISIL and such insignificant, hitherto obscure groups like Boko Haram, former enemies embrace each other as a…

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Bright Nights

Posted November 30, 2011 by senderoiluztre
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Ayala is replete with lights!  Ayala has become my boulevard, the boulevard of lights.

Its nights are as bright as day. It springs of hope for a bright tomorrow, an ebullient future. Sadly that is not the case. The truth about the matter is it is…

Dark Days

These are truly very dark days. It’s less than a month before Christmas, but Zamboanga suffered a bombing attack. The government attributes the explosion to the Juma’a Abu Sayyap or Abu Sayyaf Group.  The PNP asserts that they arrested the main suspect in the bombing. The family of the captured suspect denies the government’s allegations. Meanwhile, the bereaved of the victims are suffering from the loss of their loved ones at this time when Christmas is fast approaching.

Another Philippine national is scheduled for hanging in China for drug trafficking charges. (I wonder what happened to the Mainland China nationals in death row that were previously at the top of the list of those to be hanged?)

Vice President Jejomar Binay is scheduled to appeal with the government of China. We hope and pray he succeeds.

A stupid legal battle is going on between the legal people of Pres. Benigno S. Cojuangco Aquino III and those of former chief executive now solon, Cong. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo while a hollow word war is raging between the two camps. What is the agenda behind this? Then there is the senseless murder of RamGen Bautista – the brother of Sen. Ramon Bautista (Bong Revilla). I’m not sure if it darkens your mood to know that KC Concepcion and Piolo Pascual are separated, but it certainly matters to me. I’ve been KC’s fan since she was at International School. Humph!

A good friend, the regional chief of the PNP in Western Visayas will be the subject of a case filed by politicians in Escalante, Negros Occidental Province. Just because he relieved policemen from doing duty for a former Mayor of that town. Goodness gracious!!!

The media bannered this feature story: Hail the New Dictator!!!

These aren’t only dark days, these are shocking times! And my friends always thought, I wasn’t shockeable anymore, tsk! Tsk!

The Philippine Government has enormous problems with money matters. Someone said, they have a huge fund that was gestated for several years before being released to the country. However, now that it is in the hands of the government economic managers, the President doesn’t want to have anything to do with it just because of the previous administration’s link to the fund.

What happens now to Mang Milenyo?

And now my cousin is working for a company contracting out services to Philippine Air Lines (PAL). In Pasay City, on the way to work he was surrounded by a group of men and one tomboy in shabby clothes who said they needed him to join the BMP or Buklod (for Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino).  The Shabby Men and Lesbian proceeded to corner him and explained the benefits of joining their organization. My cousin said that he will think about their suggestion. He thought they looked like members of a local Mafia group and appeared no different from hoodlums who kill, rob, maim, con people and commit other crimes.

The Shabby Men and Lesbian told him, it was not a suggestion! It was an order and if does not follow the order, they will do something to him.

And if he continued to do work for PAL without cooperating with them, serious misfortune will befall him (cousin) and his co-workers. My cousin said, can he go near the sari-sari store to buy some cigarettes? Reluctantly, Shabby Men and Lesbian allowed him but he escaped from the area by running as fast as he can and reported the same to one of our friends in the PNP at Camp Crame.

Since then, my cousin did not report back to the service contractor company and has applied with two call centers. Hopefully, he might land a call center job before or after Christmas. But right now, he’s terribly lonely, nursing a mild shock and could not believe what happened to him.

This used to be the way the New People’s Army recruited its fighters during the experimental urban insurrection campaign in Agdao, Davao del Norte. Nothing good came of that campaign, forcing the Communist Party of the Philippines to break in half.

If this is now the way that the PALEA’s allies will conduct their business, I would not be happy for the fate of the other workers of PAL’s service providers.

While my boulevard of lights Ayala is full to the brim with bright lights each night until the end of Christmas Season, these are truly dark days. Who knows how long they will last?