first published on October 19, 2016 by Will
A brutal video from the Philippines shows a police van repeatedly ram through crowds of angry, anti American protestors. Viewer discretion is advised.
Protests became violent as demonstrators in front of the American embassy in Manila sought to expel United States military forces from their country. At least three of the protestors were taken to the hospital with over 20 more arrested on Wednesday.
America has been a longtime ally to the cluster island nation, with US Special Forces based there to keep Islamist groups in check, as well as maintain forward positioning on China. As just another foreign policy failure for the Obama administration, the country is seeking to drop ties with the US and mend relations with China.
A new poll conducted by 24/7 Wall St. determined that at least 15 countries, many of which bare the scars of Obama’s disastrous foreign policies, have population majorities that disapprove of the President’s ongoing train wreck.