President Rodrigo Duterte’s hunt for Communist recruiters now has universities and colleges in its crosshairs.

With the Department of National Defense’s move to terminate the UP-DND Accord while the country is in shambles brought upon the COVID-19 pandemic, our PressOnePH editors ask: Was this move for national security or was it simply smokescreen against the gov’ts blunders?

Join PressOnePH Regional Editor Rommel Lopez, Editor-at-Large and Pulitzer prize winner Manny Mogato, National Union of Journalists in the Philippines Chairman Nonoy Espina and Philippine Press Institute Executive Director Ariel Sebellino as they weigh in on the issue