read it and weep. http://www.gov.ph/2014/04/29/document-enhanced-defense-cooperation-agreement/ like gina apostol says on facebook, article 3 gives everything away. nakakapanghina. nakakapanlumo. nakakadesespera. how we wasted the two decades since we kicked out the u.s. bases. by now we should could have gotten wiser, smarter, about how to deal with america, even if only in terms of getting a fair deal and a little more respect at last.