Asia Geopolitics

South China Sea Update: The Philippine-China Tick-Tock and the Royal Navy’s Interest in Freedom of Navigation

Where do Rodrigo Duterte and China go next in the South China Sea?

Ankit Panda
By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran for
South China Sea Update: The Philippine-China Tick-Tock and the Royal Navy’s Interest in Freedom of Navigation
Credit: U.S. Navy Photo By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kryzentia Weiermann/ Released

The Diplomat‘s Ankit Panda (@nktpnd) and Prashanth Parameswaran (@TheAsianist) discuss recent developments regarding the South China Sea, including Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s approach to the disputes, U.S. strategy and freedom of navigation operations, and the UK Royal Navy’s interests in the region.

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