The military in politics? Hindi Na Bago 'Yan! With Aries Arugay


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The military is ideally a non-politicized sector that is subservient to civil authority. But in the Philippines, the military has been politicized, and it is not uncommon for them to occupy cabinet seats or run for elective positions. What does this mean for our democracy? In this episode, we talked to Dr. Aries Arugay of the University of the Philippines Diliman to unravel the dynamics of the military in Philippine politics. Visit our website,, for our full interview with Aries, and more stuff on Philippine history, politics, and society. --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:

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