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Reviewing the US-Philippines Alliance: Between Risks and Opportunities
February 10, 2019
Reviewing the US-Philippines Alliance: Between Risks and Opportunities
While calls for reviewing the alliance may be understandable, both sides should carefully weigh the risks and opportunities as they assess options.
Reviewing the US-Philippines Alliance: Between Risks and Opportunities
US-Philippines Maritime Security Cooperation in the Spotlight with Expanded Exercise
July 16, 2018
US-Philippines Maritime Security Cooperation in the Spotlight with Expanded Exercise
A closer look at what the development of a new maritime training activity means
US-Philippines Maritime Security Cooperation in the Spotlight with Expanded Exercise
What Does a Bigger 2018 Balikatan Military Exercise Say About US-Philippines Alliance under Duterte?
May 08, 2018
What Does a Bigger 2018 Balikatan Military Exercise Say About US-Philippines Alliance under Duterte?
Despite continued challenges, the drills have been scaled up relative to the previous year.
What Does a Bigger 2018 Balikatan Military Exercise Say About US-Philippines Alliance under Duterte?
Why the New US-Philippines Military Pact’s First Project Launch Matters
April 19, 2018
Why the New US-Philippines Military Pact’s First Project Launch Matters
The launch of the first EDCA project this week deserves attention amid a challenging context for the U.S.-Philippine alliance in the Duterte era.
Why the New US-Philippines Military Pact’s First Project Launch Matters
Why the Philippines' New US Drones Matter
March 13, 2018
Why the Philippines' New US Drones Matter
A closer look at the significance of the official handover of the first new UAVs for Manila this week.
Why the Philippines' New US Drones Matter
US-Philippines Defense Ties in the Spotlight with Submarine Visit
March 05, 2018
US-Philippines Defense Ties in the Spotlight with Submarine Visit
The visit is yet another testament to the active bilateral defense engagement between the two sides despite ongoing challenges.
US-Philippines Defense Ties in the Spotlight with Submarine Visit
US-Philippines Military Exercise Signals Strengthened Defense Ties in the Duterte Era
November 29, 2017
US-Philippines Military Exercise Signals Strengthened Defense Ties in the Duterte Era
Engagement is another sign of a relationship on the uptick following a rocky start under the new Philippine president.
US-Philippines Military Exercise Signals Strengthened Defense Ties in the Duterte Era
What’s Next for China-Philippines Military Ties?
October 27, 2017
What’s Next for China-Philippines Military Ties?
A look at where defense ties are and where they might be headed.
What’s Next for China-Philippines Military Ties?
US, Philippines Launch New Military Exercise
October 02, 2017
US, Philippines Launch New Military Exercise
The first iteration of KAMANDAG gets underway.
US, Philippines Launch New Military Exercise
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 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?
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?
Where is the New US-Philippines Military Pact Under Duterte?
January 28, 2017
Where is the New US-Philippines Military Pact Under Duterte?
A closer look at the progress both sides are making on this front.
Where is the New US-Philippines Military Pact Under Duterte?
Is the Philippines Triggering a ‘Duterte Effect’ in ASEAN?
November 02, 2016
Is the Philippines Triggering a ‘Duterte Effect’ in ASEAN?
Although the development is worrying, its impact should not be exaggerated.
Is the Philippines Triggering a ‘Duterte Effect’ in ASEAN?
The Limits of Duterte’s US-China Rebalance
October 24, 2016
The Limits of Duterte’s US-China Rebalance
A deeper look at Rodrigo Duterte's effort to 'rebalance' ties between the United States and China.
The Limits of Duterte’s US-China Rebalance
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