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Can China Patrols Help Duterte in the Philippines’ Terror War?
February 02, 2017
Can China Patrols Help Duterte in the Philippines’ Terror War?
The controversial president makes a surprising suggestion about Beijing patrolling neighboring waters.
Can China Patrols Help Duterte in the Philippines’ Terror War?
A New Russia-Philippines Military Pact?
January 11, 2017
A New Russia-Philippines Military Pact?
News about a pact between the two countries, while promising, also needs to be kept in perspective.
A New Russia-Philippines Military Pact?
What’s the Deal With China-Philippines Military Ties?
December 21, 2016
What’s the Deal With China-Philippines Military Ties?
The shape of defense cooperation between the two sides is becoming increasingly clear.
What’s the Deal With China-Philippines Military Ties?
China, Philippines Mull New Coast Guard Cooperation
December 17, 2016
China, Philippines Mull New Coast Guard Cooperation
Both sides are making progress toward a new coast guard body and hotline.
China, Philippines Mull New Coast Guard Cooperation
Duterte Says Philippines Will Accept China Arms Deal
December 13, 2016
Duterte Says Philippines Will Accept China Arms Deal
Announcement comes weeks after controversy erupted over rifle agreement with Washington.
Duterte Says Philippines Will Accept China Arms Deal
Where Are US-Philippine Defense Relations Under Duterte?
November 24, 2016
Where Are US-Philippine Defense Relations Under Duterte?
After a much-anticipated meeting by both sides, things are still far from clear.
Where Are US-Philippine Defense Relations Under Duterte?
Is the Philippines Triggering a ‘Duterte Effect’ in ASEAN?
November 02, 2016
Is the Philippines Triggering a ‘Duterte Effect’ in ASEAN?
Although the development is worrying, its impact should not be exaggerated.
Is the Philippines Triggering a ‘Duterte Effect’ in ASEAN?
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
Have Asia’s Middle Powers Come of Age?
October 07, 2016
Have Asia’s Middle Powers Come of Age?
Recent developments have illustrated that Asia's middle powers are key drivers of strategic change.
Have Asia’s Middle Powers Come of Age?
The Truth About Duterte’s ‘Popularity’ in the Philippines
October 07, 2016
The Truth About Duterte’s ‘Popularity’ in the Philippines
His support isn’t that much higher relative to his predecessors, and doesn’t mean as much as some contend.
The Truth About Duterte’s ‘Popularity’ in the Philippines
The US-Philippine Alliance in the Duterte Era: A Path to Recalibration
October 06, 2016
The US-Philippine Alliance in the Duterte Era: A Path to Recalibration
If new leaderships on both sides are serious about recalibrating relations, they must keep several realities in mind.
The US-Philippine Alliance in the Duterte Era: A Path to Recalibration
Philippines to Deepen China Talks Despite South China Sea Differences
September 16, 2016
Philippines to Deepen China Talks Despite South China Sea Differences
The foreign secretary says Manila will move forward with official talks with Beijing.
Philippines to Deepen China Talks Despite South China Sea Differences
Duterte’s First ASEAN Tour: What’s on the Agenda?
August 25, 2016
Duterte’s First ASEAN Tour: What’s on the Agenda?
A brief look at some of the issues that could be discussed on the Philippine president’s first foreign trip.
Duterte’s First ASEAN Tour: What’s on the Agenda?
Philippines Rejects Conditional Talks With China on South China Sea
July 20, 2016
Philippines Rejects Conditional Talks With China on South China Sea
Foreign secretary says Beijing had insisted that Manila set aside the tribunal decision.
Philippines Rejects Conditional Talks With China on South China Sea
The Risks of Duterte’s China and South China Sea Policy
July 09, 2016
The Risks of Duterte’s China and South China Sea Policy
We need to be clear about what the real danger is not just for the Philippines, but the region and the world.
The Risks of Duterte’s China and South China Sea Policy
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