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What's Behind the New US-Philippines Drone Hype Under Duterte?
August 11, 2017
What's Behind the New US-Philippines Drone Hype Under Duterte?
A recent controversy has much deeper roots and broader realities which the headlines miss.
What's Behind the New US-Philippines Drone Hype Under Duterte?
Singapore Military Aircraft Delivers Terror Aid to Philippines
August 08, 2017
Singapore Military Aircraft Delivers Terror Aid to Philippines
The city-state begins dispatching aid to Manila as the Marawi crisis continues.
Singapore Military Aircraft Delivers Terror Aid to Philippines
Why Has the Philippines’ Military Struggled in its Terror Fight Under Duterte?
August 08, 2017
Why Has the Philippines’ Military Struggled in its Terror Fight Under Duterte?
Despite advances being made, it has been an uphill climb and the challenge is much deeper than the headlines suggest.
Why Has the Philippines’ Military Struggled in its Terror Fight Under Duterte?
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
Philippines Coast Guard in the Spotlight Amid Islamic State Terror Threat
July 21, 2017
Philippines Coast Guard in the Spotlight Amid Islamic State Terror Threat
The crisis has further increased the focus on the institution within Philippine security.
Philippines Coast Guard in the Spotlight Amid Islamic State Terror Threat
Singapore Gives Philippines Military Aid to Fight Islamic State Threat
July 19, 2017
Singapore Gives Philippines Military Aid to Fight Islamic State Threat
City-state offers targeted assistance that will serve as much-needed boosts to Manila’s limited capabilities.
Singapore Gives Philippines Military Aid to Fight Islamic State Threat
Are China-Philippines Military Exercises Under Duterte Coming Soon?
July 11, 2017
Are China-Philippines Military Exercises Under Duterte Coming Soon?
Despite the obvious challenges, one should not dismiss the possibility of advances being made in the future.
Are China-Philippines Military Exercises Under Duterte Coming Soon?
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?
What’s in the First US-Philippines Downgraded Naval Exercise Under Duterte?
June 20, 2017
What’s in the First US-Philippines Downgraded Naval Exercise Under Duterte?
A closer look at the significance of the maritime training activity both sides launched this week.
What’s in the First US-Philippines Downgraded Naval Exercise Under Duterte?
US Navy Commander’s Philippines Voyage Reaffirms Alliance in Duterte Era
June 14, 2017
US Navy Commander’s Philippines Voyage Reaffirms Alliance in Duterte Era
U.S. Pacific Fleet Commander Scott Swift was in Manila this week.
US Navy Commander’s Philippines Voyage Reaffirms Alliance in Duterte Era
Philippines Gets New Artillery Systems from Israel
June 14, 2017
Philippines Gets New Artillery Systems from Israel
The Philippines and Israel have been making inroads in the defense realm over the past few years.
Philippines Gets New Artillery Systems from Israel
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
Philippines Adds 3 More Attack Craft to Littoral Combat Force
May 26, 2017
Philippines Adds 3 More Attack Craft to Littoral Combat Force
Navy gets MPACs in another defense boost.
Philippines Adds 3 More Attack Craft to Littoral Combat Force
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
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?
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