Enrile: I Am Not Speaking Out of Turn

Late last week Defense Minister Juan Ponce Enrile talked with TIME Hong Kong Bureau Chief William Stewart on the terrace of Enrile's home in Manila's exclusive Dasmarinas Village. Excerpts from the interview:

On his criticism of Aquino. Actually, I am not criticizing Mrs. Aquino. Far from it. Nor am I speaking out of turn as a member of the Cabinet. Our government is not the constitutional government that you have in America. What we have is a revolutionary government. Mrs. Aquino was the constitutionally elected President of the Philippines for only one month, from Feb. 25 to March 25 of this...

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