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Duterte to Visit Hong Kong and Cambodia En Route to Belt and Road Summit
May 11, 2017
Duterte to Visit Hong Kong and Cambodia En Route to Belt and Road Summit
Duterte will make two stops on his way to Beijing.
Duterte to Visit Hong Kong and Cambodia En Route to Belt and Road Summit
Can the US Be Reassured by China’s Quiet Compliance With Court Ruling at Scarborough Shoal?
April 14, 2017
Can the US Be Reassured by China’s Quiet Compliance With Court Ruling at Scarborough Shoal?
Filipino Fishermen are now ‘canaries in the coal mine’ at contested shoal.
Can the US Be Reassured by China’s Quiet Compliance With Court Ruling at Scarborough Shoal?
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
Chekhov's Gun and the Tangled US-Philippines-China Triangle
February 09, 2017
Chekhov's Gun and the Tangled US-Philippines-China Triangle
Trump’s second act in the South China Sea will have to be stronger than his first.
Chekhov's Gun and the Tangled US-Philippines-China Triangle
Is China on the Road to International Isolation?
January 21, 2017
Is China on the Road to International Isolation?
China's willingness to do business with dictators will undermine national interest in the long run.
Is China on the Road to International Isolation?
Is the US Losing East Asia to China?
December 15, 2016
Is the US Losing East Asia to China?
In Southeast and Northeast Asia, old partners are drifting away from the U.S. and toward China.
Is the US Losing East Asia to China?
South China Sea: What Exactly Has Changed At Scarborough Shoal?
November 01, 2016
South China Sea: What Exactly Has Changed At Scarborough Shoal?
Scarborough Shoal remains under the watch of the China Coast Guard, but Philippine fishermen have access once again.
South China Sea: What Exactly Has Changed At Scarborough Shoal?
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 Gambles With the Philippines' Economy
October 24, 2016
Duterte Gambles With the Philippines' Economy
What are the economic implications of Duterte's pivot toward China, and away from the U.S.?
Duterte Gambles With the Philippines' Economy
Is Duterte Playing Hard to Get?
October 24, 2016
Is Duterte Playing Hard to Get?
Has the Philippines president made a real shift in foreign policy, or is his rhetoric a negotiating tactic?
Is Duterte Playing Hard to Get?
The Limits of Duterte’s US-China Rebalance
October 24, 2016
The Limits of Duterte’s US-China Rebalance
A deeper look at Rodrigo Duterte's effort to 'rebalance' ties between the United States and China.
The Limits of Duterte’s US-China Rebalance
Duterte: No Bargaining With China on South China Sea
October 17, 2016
Duterte: No Bargaining With China on South China Sea
The Philippine president suggested that he would bring up the July 12 ruling on the South China Sea when he visits China.
Duterte: No Bargaining With China on South China Sea
What Defense Hardware Could the Philippines Even Buy From Russia or China?
October 14, 2016
What Defense Hardware Could the Philippines Even Buy From Russia or China?
What can the Philippines' new government realistically purchase from China and Russia?
What Defense Hardware Could the Philippines Even Buy From Russia or China?
Philippine Government Eyes Chinese Investment Ahead of Duterte Visit to Beijing
October 10, 2016
Philippine Government Eyes Chinese Investment Ahead of Duterte Visit to Beijing
Philippine Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez outlined Manila's plans for economic cooperation with China.
Philippine Government Eyes Chinese Investment Ahead of Duterte Visit to Beijing
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
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