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    Re: US State Department Blueprint to Oust Duterte Leaked by A US Embassy Insider

    The fella is certainly a nutter...


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    Re: US State Department Blueprint to Oust Duterte Leaked by A US Embassy Insider

    Quote Originally Posted by Tangmo View Post
    It is not routine for a Potus-Elect to announce it or to replace all ambassadors on taking office.

    All ambassadors serve at the pleasure of Potus, yes of course. Same as cabinet officers and a bunch of others at the sub-cabinet level and still others.

    You could start a standing thread of your own of news bulletins if you'd like so anyone who might want to look for your pearls of wisdom could pop in if they'd like. I would not, so thx anyway if you did.

    Trump is going to find it hard to replace all ambassadors on taking office due to the fact he'd replace them all at that time instead of replacing a number of the professional ones as their term expires, which is the normal practice by a new Potus in respect of many ambassadors. (What, do you teach U.S. Government or History or something to a bunch of kids in your hometown somewhere? Books are good so don't get me wrong here.)

    I'd noted ambassador to Philippines is almost always a career Foreign Service Officer. Same for most countries in the SE Asia region. Ambassadors to Europe are generally big contributors to a Potus's successful election campaign. Japan gets a big star in USA such as the present ambassador, Caroline Kennedy. China and Russia get experts concerning the country or high profile figures, such as the present ambassador to Beijing former Senator of 30 years Max Baucus.

    One Obama ambassador to Russia, Michael McFaul, a Russia expert now at Stanford, ticked off Putin so much he's still banned by Putin to enter Russia again. Trump is always welcome in Moscow however. Can't wait till Trump makes his first visit abroad cause it might be Russia....and Putin visits Trump in the USA. It's all gonna be a hoot in each instance.


    The present and newly appointed and confirmed U.S. Ambassador to the Phils btw is Sung Kim. Kim is a career diplomat who was sworn in November 3rd after serving as U.S. Ambassador to South Korea....but then an expert such as a hometown teacher-lecturer would know all of that...


    New Ambassador of the United States to the Philippines, Sung Kim, attending remarks being given by Phils President Rodrigo Duterte in Manila, Nov. 15, 2016.
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    Re: US State Department Blueprint to Oust Duterte Leaked by A US Embassy Insider

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckiechan View Post
    I bet he'll be gone by April.
    why would tRump dare overthrow putin's other ally
    we are negotiating about dividing a pizza and in the meantime israel is eating it
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    Re: US State Department Blueprint to Oust Duterte Leaked by A US Embassy Insider

    Quote Originally Posted by justabubba View Post
    why would tRump dare overthrow putin's other ally
    You tell me.

    China knows Duarte is a dead man walking, and Russia sees no downside to stopping by for a cameo. Funny. Duarte forgot about being colonized by Spain. LOL. Hell, they were named after King Phillip of Spain. Do'h!
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    Re: US State Department Blueprint to Oust Duterte Leaked by A US Embassy Insider

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckiechan View Post
    You tell me.

    China knows Duarte is a dead man walking, and Russia sees no downside to stopping by for a cameo. Funny. Duarte forgot about being colonized by Spain. LOL. Hell, they were named after King Phillip of Spain. Do'h!
    Colonized by Spain then the US, in which hundreds of thousands were killed
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    Re: US State Department Blueprint to Oust Duterte Leaked by A US Embassy Insider

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckiechan View Post
    You tell me.
    that's the point. there is no reason for tRump to disturb the reign of another putin cohort

    which is why i believe your april prediction is unlikely

    China knows Duarte is a dead man walking, and Russia sees no downside to stopping by for a cameo. Funny. Duarte forgot about being colonized by Spain. LOL. Hell, they were named after King Phillip of Spain. Do'h!
    putin supports his friends ... as is evident from the recent discourse about the ruskies high fiving after trump was elected, in no small part due to putin's releasing negative information about hillary. don't think putin would allow his puppet - excuse me, tRump - to rattle duarte's cage. especially not after all that putin did to get tRump elected

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    we are negotiating about dividing a pizza and in the meantime israel is eating it
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    Re: US State Department Blueprint to Oust Duterte Leaked by A US Embassy Insider

    Quote Originally Posted by Lord Tammerlain View Post
    Colonized by Spain then the US, in which hundreds of thousands were killed
    And then saved by the US from Japan.

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    Re: US State Department Blueprint to Oust Duterte Leaked by A US Embassy Insider

    Quote Originally Posted by Tigerace117 View Post
    And then saved by the US from Japan.
    I don't think Japan killed a few hundred thousand liberating them from the US
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    Re: US State Department Blueprint to Oust Duterte Leaked by A US Embassy Insider

    Quote Originally Posted by Lord Tammerlain View Post
    I don't think Japan killed a few hundred thousand liberating them from the US
    Clearly you know next to nothing about Japanese tactics during the Second World War then.

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manila_massacre

    That's a hundred thousand deaths--- in a single incident.

    And at least one out of every twenty Filipinos died under the Japanese occupation. Ever hear of the Three All's?

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_war_crimes

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    Re: US State Department Blueprint to Oust Duterte Leaked by A US Embassy Insider

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Hays View Post
    Not all will be replaced, but all will submit their resignations, as happens every time a new POTUS takes office.

    Catching on one step at a time and in each post is ok, so keep at it cause improvement is always welcome.

    There is no good reason or precedent to expect our Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim, who is a career diplomat and was sworn in November 3rd, would be replaced for any reason before the expiration of the standard three-year term.

    Amb. Kim had just recently completed the standard three-year term of an ambassador, to South Korea. Before that Mr. Kim had been State Department Representative on North Korea Policy. Amb. Kim previously had been Pres. GW Bush's Representative to the Six Party Talks on North Korea (U.S. Japan, China, Russia, S Korea, N Korea).



    U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, Hon. Sung Y. Kim (left), stands with Four-Star General James D. Thurman, Commander of the United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command, and United States Forces Korea, during an honor guard ceremony in his honor at the Headquarters of U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan, Seoul, Republic of Korea, December 5, 2011. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Amber Smith)(Released)


    The reputation of Ambassador Kim is that of a quiet and mild public figure who is in fact a sharp mind and blunt negotiator in private. Anyone who may have spent any time living and working in S Korea would recognize the type almost immediately. He's the son of a S Korean diplomat, lived in USA since 13, in LA, a lawyer, London School of Economics, former military and political attache' to the U.S. Embassy in Seoul.

    Duterte Harry is certain Amb. Kim generated the idea to leak the so-called State Department Blueprint to dump Duterte as a means to further undermine the idiot's standing in the Phils and in the region generally, to include the governments of the ten states of the Association of SouthEast Asian Nations which the Phils, in turn, are chairman of during 2017 (only).

    The Asean states which require unanimity on any issue are divided 8-2 against CCP Dictators in the South China Sea disputes, with only Cambodia and Laos consistently pushing Beijing's belligerence against Asean.

    There is absolutely no valid reason for Trump to replace Amb. Kim in Manila nor any other career ambassador. So the Trump transition office later issued a statement that the (highly unusual) Trump statement all ambassadors must resign did not apply to career diplomats who are anyway 70% of ambassadors in any given administration. Your posts to the thread are a waste of bandwidth, same as Trump's statement which I referenced in passing is a waste of his breath.
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