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US Gives Philippines 2 New Military Surveillance Aircraft Amid Rising Terror Threat
August 01, 2017
US Gives Philippines 2 New Military Surveillance Aircraft Amid Rising Terror Threat
Washington delivers yet another much-needed capability boost to the Southeast Asian state.
US Gives Philippines 2 New Military Surveillance Aircraft Amid Rising Terror Threat
The Danger of China-Philippines South China Sea Joint Development
July 27, 2017
The Danger of China-Philippines South China Sea Joint Development
Immediate opportunities mask serious risks related to the past, current context, and the near future.
The Danger of China-Philippines South China Sea Joint Development
The Truth About China’s New Military Aid to the Philippines  
June 30, 2017
The Truth About China’s New Military Aid to the Philippines  
Beijing’s latest assistance to Manila is notable but also needs to be kept in perspective.
The Truth About China’s New Military Aid to the Philippines  
What's Really Behind Duterte’s Disappearances in the Philippines?
June 29, 2017
What's Really Behind Duterte’s Disappearances in the Philippines?
His administration has not found a sustainable way to deal with the president's prolonged absences.
What's Really Behind Duterte’s Disappearances in the Philippines?
Where Is the Philippines’ Air Force Modernization Under Duterte?
June 21, 2017
Where Is the Philippines’ Air Force Modernization Under Duterte?
Despite delays, there are some signs of progress on key projects.
Where Is the Philippines’ Air Force Modernization Under Duterte?
US Terror Aid to Philippines Signals Enduring Defense Ties Under Duterte
June 08, 2017
US Terror Aid to Philippines Signals Enduring Defense Ties Under Duterte
For all of Duterte’s rhetoric, substantive defense cooperation continues to be advanced, including on terrorism.
US Terror Aid to Philippines Signals Enduring Defense Ties Under Duterte
Philippines, Czech Republic Ink New Defense Pact
June 08, 2017
Philippines, Czech Republic Ink New Defense Pact
Manila and Prague sign a Defense Cooperation Agreement, but disclose few details about what this might mean for the future of their military ties.
Philippines, Czech Republic Ink New Defense Pact
What’s in the New Russia-Philippines Military Pact?
June 01, 2017
What’s in the New Russia-Philippines Military Pact?
A closer look at the much-anticipated agreement that both sides finally inked last week.
What’s in the New Russia-Philippines Military Pact?
Ukraine Offers Military Equipment to the Philippines
May 26, 2017
Ukraine Offers Military Equipment to the Philippines
Defense export agency plays up opportunities in the defense realm.
Ukraine Offers Military Equipment to the Philippines
Can Duterte’s Philippines Add Turkey and Mongolia to ASEAN?
May 18, 2017
Can Duterte’s Philippines Add Turkey and Mongolia to ASEAN?
The suggestion demonstrates an unsurprisingly poor understanding of the regional grouping and the complex choices it faces.  
Can Duterte’s Philippines Add Turkey and Mongolia to ASEAN?
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?
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