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Will Duterte’s Philippines Now Buy Arms From China?
May 17, 2017
Will Duterte’s Philippines Now Buy Arms From China?
Though Manila continues to flirt with the idea, details remain murky for now.
Will Duterte’s Philippines Now Buy Arms From China?
Philippines Receives Second Indonesia-Built Warship
May 11, 2017
Philippines Receives Second Indonesia-Built Warship
The second of the Indonesia-made vessels finally arrived in Manila, completing a deal that had been rocked by a corruption scandal.
Philippines Receives Second Indonesia-Built Warship
Why Did China’s Warships Visit the Philippines?
May 05, 2017
Why Did China’s Warships Visit the Philippines?
A closer look at the significance of the goodwill visit within the context of Sino-Philippine relations.
Why Did China’s Warships Visit the Philippines?
The Truth About Duterte’s ASEAN South China Sea Blow
May 04, 2017
The Truth About Duterte’s ASEAN South China Sea Blow
Though the Philippine president has complicated things, focusing on this episode alone obscures more enduring challenges on the South China Sea question.
The Truth About Duterte’s ASEAN South China Sea Blow
What To Expect From The 2017 US-Philippines Balikatan Military Exercise
April 27, 2017
What To Expect From The 2017 US-Philippines Balikatan Military Exercise
A look at what is in store for the largest drills between the two allies set to kick off next month.
What To Expect From The 2017 US-Philippines Balikatan Military Exercise
What Will the Biggest US-Philippines Military Exercise Look Like Under Duterte?
April 18, 2017
What Will the Biggest US-Philippines Military Exercise Look Like Under Duterte?
A closer look at what we know about this year's Balikatan exercises and what they say about the state of the alliance.
What Will the Biggest US-Philippines Military Exercise Look Like Under Duterte?
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’
Philippines’ Duterte Ends ASEAN Tour with Thailand Visit
March 23, 2017
Philippines’ Duterte Ends ASEAN Tour with Thailand Visit
Trip sees gains mainly on the economic side.
Philippines’ Duterte Ends ASEAN Tour with Thailand Visit
What Did the Philippines’ Duterte Achieve During His Myanmar Trip?
March 22, 2017
What Did the Philippines’ Duterte Achieve During His Myanmar Trip?
A closer look at what the Philippine president accomplished during his two-day visit there.
What Did the Philippines’ Duterte Achieve During His Myanmar Trip?
How Will the Philippines’ Military Join Duterte’s Drug War?
February 23, 2017
How Will the Philippines’ Military Join Duterte’s Drug War?
Though it is certain to play a role, the specifics remain unclear.
How Will the Philippines’ Military Join Duterte’s Drug War?
Does Duterte's Philippines Need an Interdependent Foreign Policy?
February 15, 2017
Does Duterte's Philippines Need an Interdependent Foreign Policy?
Former president Fidel Ramos is suggesting an alternate way for the Philippines to approach the world.
Does Duterte's Philippines Need an Interdependent Foreign Policy?
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?
What’s Next for Russia-Philippines Military Ties?
February 01, 2017
What’s Next for Russia-Philippines Military Ties?
A closer look at the next steps both sides are considering.
What’s Next for Russia-Philippines Military Ties?
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?
The Limits of Russia-Philippines Military Relations
January 05, 2017
The Limits of Russia-Philippines Military Relations
Given the sensationalism we have seen, it’s worth keeping some sober realities in mind.
The Limits of Russia-Philippines Military Relations
Why Are Russian Warships in the Philippines?
January 04, 2017
Why Are Russian Warships in the Philippines?
A look at the significance of the latest development in an expanding defense relationship.
Why Are Russian Warships in the Philippines?
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