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Philippines maritime security

A Paradigm Shift in the Philippines’ Defense Strategy

A Paradigm Shift in the Philippines’ Defense Strategy

By Rej Cortez Torrecampo
The country's new Comprehensive Archipelagic Defense Concept is part of a gradual reorientation from an internal to an external security focus.

The Philippine Coast Guard’s Modernization: An International Joint Effort

The Philippine Coast Guard’s Modernization: An International Joint Effort

By Josiah Gottfried
Over the past decade, the PCG has become a respectable force – with a little help from Manila's friends
Philippines Deploys Warship to Palawan Island, Facing South China Sea

Philippines Deploys Warship to Palawan Island, Facing South China Sea

By Sebastian Strangio
The deployment follows a string of stand-offs between Chinese and Philippine vessels in the disputed seaway.

Philippines Military to Provide ‘Unimpeded’ Access to Sea Resources, Defense Chief Says

Philippines Military to Provide ‘Unimpeded’ Access to Sea Resources, Defense Chief Says

By Sebastian Strangio
The new "comprehensive archipelagic defense concept" will seek to secure Manila's access to resources lying within its Exclusive Economic Zone, including in the South China Sea.

US, Philippines, China Begin Simultaneous South China Sea Patrols

US, Philippines, China Begin Simultaneous South China Sea Patrols

By Sebastian Strangio
The dueling patrols, which were scheduled to take place on January 3-4, encapsulate the intensifying frictions in the waterway.

Can the Philippine Coast Guard Maintain Its Momentum?

Can the Philippine Coast Guard Maintain Its Momentum?

By Jay Tristan Tarriela and Jeffrey Ordaniel
The new PCG Commandant will be critical for sustaining reform and the Philippines' maritime security approach.

The Philippines’ Latest National Security Policy: Cautious Yet Clear-Cut

The Philippines’ Latest National Security Policy: Cautious Yet Clear-Cut

By Joshua Bernard Espeña
Despite favorable comparisons to its predecessor, the Marcos administration's security policy can only be measured against its own benchmark going forward.
Developing Guardrails for Regional Stability: A View from the Philippines

Developing Guardrails for Regional Stability: A View from the Philippines

By Jay Batongbacal
Manila sees a variety of different threats to its maritime security. Each requires a different tool or approach.

Tagging the Red Dragon: The Future of the Philippines’ Strategic Intelligence

Tagging the Red Dragon: The Future of the Philippines’ Strategic Intelligence

By Rhon Ethelbert Ducos and Amadeus Quiaoit
Long organized around domestic operations, the Philippines intelligence apparatus needs to retool itself for a new era of superpower competition.

The Philippines Wants to Acquire Submarines. What Should They Be Used For?

The Philippines Wants to Acquire Submarines. What Should They Be Used For?

By Joshua Bernard Espeña
Manila's acquisition of a submarine fleet should be guided by nothing less than the need to deter or win future wars.

Philippines Confirms Purchase of BrahMos Supersonic Missile System

Philippines Confirms Purchase of BrahMos Supersonic Missile System

By Sebastian Strangio
The long-expected acquisition marks the latest evolution of Southeast Asia's naval arms competition.
Philippines’ BrahMos Cruise Missile Purchase Takes Another Step Forward

Philippines’ BrahMos Cruise Missile Purchase Takes Another Step Forward

By Sebastian Strangio
The acquisition would equip the Armed Forces of the Philippines with a potent deterrent against Chinese adventurism in the South China Sea.

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