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US, China, and Duterte’s ‘Independent Foreign Policy’
April 06, 2017
US, China, and Duterte’s ‘Independent Foreign Policy’
What does the president's slogan actually mean for the Philippines' diplomacy?
US, China, and Duterte’s ‘Independent Foreign Policy’
The Philippines' South China Sea Flip-Flop
March 02, 2017
The Philippines' South China Sea Flip-Flop
The Duterte administration's inconsistent approach toward the disputes is making diplomacy even more difficult.
The Philippines' South China Sea Flip-Flop
Has Duterte Won a South China Sea Concession From China?
November 01, 2016
Has Duterte Won a South China Sea Concession From China?
The Philippines' president may have pulled off the unthinkable.
Has Duterte Won a South China Sea Concession From China?
Duterte Calls for End to US-Philippine Military Exercises, Part of Tilt Toward China
September 29, 2016
Duterte Calls for End to US-Philippine Military Exercises, Part of Tilt Toward China
Duterte once again rolls back the U.S. alliance, even while eagerly expressing hopes for ties with China.
Duterte Calls for End to US-Philippine Military Exercises, Part of Tilt Toward China
A New Legal Landscape in the South China Sea
August 26, 2016
A New Legal Landscape in the South China Sea
We need to fully grasp the significance of the Philippines v. China verdict.
A New Legal Landscape in the South China Sea
China and US Navies Conduct Joint Search and Rescue Drill
August 18, 2016
China and US Navies Conduct Joint Search and Rescue Drill
The Chinese and U.S. navies also held a Code for Unplanned Encounters at Sea exercise.
China and US Navies Conduct Joint Search and Rescue Drill
Top US Naval Officer in Asia Calls for Military Transparency in China Visit
August 11, 2016
Top US Naval Officer in Asia Calls for Military Transparency in China Visit
The commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet urged the Chinese military to be more transparent about its intentions.
Top US Naval Officer in Asia Calls for Military Transparency in China Visit
Philippines' Former President in Hong Kong to ‘Rekindle Ties With China’
August 11, 2016
Philippines' Former President in Hong Kong to ‘Rekindle Ties With China’
Fidel Ramos will steer clear of the controversial South China Sea case in his discussions with "old friends."
Philippines' Former President in Hong Kong to ‘Rekindle Ties With China’
US Navy Warship Makes 1st China Visit Since South China Sea Arbitration Ruling
August 08, 2016
US Navy Warship Makes 1st China Visit Since South China Sea Arbitration Ruling
A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer arrived in the Chinese port of Qingdao on Monday.
US Navy Warship Makes 1st China Visit Since South China Sea Arbitration Ruling
Rodrigo Duterte’s Turn in the South China Sea
July 15, 2016
Rodrigo Duterte’s Turn in the South China Sea
Will the Philippines' new president snatch defeat from the jaws of victory?
Rodrigo Duterte’s Turn in the South China Sea
Philippines Faces Post-Arbitration Dilemma Over Reed Bank
July 12, 2016
Philippines Faces Post-Arbitration Dilemma Over Reed Bank
Would Manila accept exploration of Reed Bank or joint development on Chinese terms?
Philippines Faces Post-Arbitration Dilemma Over Reed Bank
China Congratulates Philippines' New President Duterte
July 01, 2016
China Congratulates Philippines' New President Duterte
China hopes to turn over a new leaf in relations with Manila.
China Congratulates Philippines' New President Duterte
Reality Check: Who Lacks Self-Restraint in the South China Sea?
June 22, 2016
Reality Check: Who Lacks Self-Restraint in the South China Sea?
A look at the legal precedents that help define China and the Philippines' favorite accusation.
Reality Check: Who Lacks Self-Restraint in the South China Sea?
After the South China Sea Arbitration
June 21, 2016
After the South China Sea Arbitration
Where do we go after the panel has spoken?
After the South China Sea Arbitration
Philippine Election: Duterte’s Dangerous Ideas on China
May 05, 2016
Philippine Election: Duterte’s Dangerous Ideas on China
Rodrigo Duterte wants bilateral South China Sea talks with China. This is a very bad idea.
Philippine Election: Duterte’s Dangerous Ideas on China
South China Sea Tit-for-Tat? China Refuses US Aircraft Carrier Port Call
May 03, 2016
South China Sea Tit-for-Tat? China Refuses US Aircraft Carrier Port Call
The Hong Kong port visit of a U.S. Navy command ship, however, appears to be unaffected by the recent announcement.
South China Sea Tit-for-Tat? China Refuses US Aircraft Carrier Port Call
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