The Philippines' South China Sea Flip-Flop
By Nehginpao Kipgen
The Duterte administration's inconsistent approach toward the disputes is making diplomacy even more difficult.
Australia-Philippines Relationship: It’s Complicated
By Charmaine Deogracias and Orrie Johan
Despite broadly shared interests, the Philippines' President Duterte is negatively impacting the relationship.
Is the US Losing East Asia to China?
By Bob Savic
In Southeast and Northeast Asia, old partners are drifting away from the U.S. and toward China.
The Philippines' 'Pivot' to China: View From Singapore
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from See Seng Tan.
Has Duterte Won a South China Sea Concession From China?
By Cal Wong
The Philippines' president may have pulled off the unthinkable.
Duterte's Anti-US Rhetoric Throws Japan for a Loop
By Mina Pollmann
Japanese officials must sort out the Philippine president's intentions during his visit to Tokyo.
Duterte Gambles With the Philippines' Economy
By Anthony Fensom
What are the economic implications of Duterte's pivot toward China, and away from the U.S.?
Have Asia’s Middle Powers Come of Age?
By Chietigj Bajpaee
Recent developments have illustrated that Asia's middle powers are key drivers of strategic change.
Duterte Calls for End to US-Philippine Military Exercises, Part of Tilt Toward China
By Shannon Tiezzi
Duterte once again rolls back the U.S. alliance, even while eagerly expressing hopes for ties with China.
Philippines to Deepen China Talks Despite South China Sea Differences
By Prashanth Parameswaran
The foreign secretary says Manila will move forward with official talks with Beijing.
China Building on Scarborough Shoal? Don't Hold Your Breath.
By Shannon Tiezzi
For diplomatic and strategic reasons, now is not the time for Beijing to make such a risky move.