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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
Japan Destroyer in the Philippines Amid Big Maritime Week
April 14, 2018
Japan Destroyer in the Philippines Amid Big Maritime Week
The interaction has once again put the defense ties between the two sides in the spotlight.
Japan Destroyer in the Philippines Amid Big Maritime Week
A Big Week for Japan-Philippines Defense Ties
March 29, 2018
A Big Week for Japan-Philippines Defense Ties
An active week in the maritime security realm reinforces the importance of the defense relationship between the two sides.
A Big Week for Japan-Philippines Defense Ties
New Military Aircraft Puts Japan-Philippines Defense Ties in the Spotlight
March 23, 2018
New Military Aircraft Puts Japan-Philippines Defense Ties in the Spotlight
An anticipated delivery would conclude a deal that holds significance for both sides and the wider region.
New Military Aircraft Puts Japan-Philippines Defense Ties in the Spotlight
Will the Philippines Ever Realize its Submarine Dream?
February 24, 2018
Will the Philippines Ever Realize its Submarine Dream?
A closer look at Manila’s pursuit of the capability.
Will the Philippines Ever Realize its Submarine Dream?
Frigate Controversy Puts Philippines’ Military Modernization Challenges in the Spotlight
February 20, 2018
Frigate Controversy Puts Philippines’ Military Modernization Challenges in the Spotlight
The launch of an inquiry this week once again places scrutiny on the country’s efforts to develop its military capabilities.
Frigate Controversy Puts Philippines’ Military Modernization Challenges in the Spotlight
Beware the Illusion of China-Philippines South China Sea Breakthroughs
February 15, 2018
Beware the Illusion of China-Philippines South China Sea Breakthroughs
Advances at a recent meeting are much more modest than suggested and conceal the significant challenges that remain.
Beware the Illusion of China-Philippines South China Sea Breakthroughs
What’s Behind the New China-ASEAN Maritime Exercise?
February 10, 2018
What’s Behind the New China-ASEAN Maritime Exercise?
The fact that an old idea is finally set to become a reality reflects broader changes underway in the region.
What’s Behind the New China-ASEAN Maritime Exercise?
What Will a New Philippines Coast Guard Chief Mean?
January 10, 2018
What Will a New Philippines Coast Guard Chief Mean?
Elson Hermogino finally fills the post, vacant for over a year.
What Will a New Philippines Coast Guard Chief Mean?
What’s With the New Philippines-Cambodia Military Pact?
December 08, 2017
What’s With the New Philippines-Cambodia Military Pact?
Both countries concluded a new defense agreement as they took stock of ongoing collaboration this week.
What’s With the New Philippines-Cambodia Military Pact?
ASEAN-Japan Coast Guard Cooperation in the Spotlight With Philippines Exercise
November 25, 2017
ASEAN-Japan Coast Guard Cooperation in the Spotlight With Philippines Exercise
The expanded version of a maritime exercise offered a glimpse into ongoing cooperation in this realm.
ASEAN-Japan Coast Guard Cooperation in the Spotlight With Philippines Exercise
Japan-Philippines Defense Ties in the Spotlight with New Vessels
November 23, 2017
Japan-Philippines Defense Ties in the Spotlight with New Vessels
Tokyo’s capacity-building assistance is part of a broader trend of continued security cooperation in the Duterte era.
Japan-Philippines Defense Ties in the Spotlight with New Vessels
Where Is the Philippines Coast Guard in its Military Modernization?
September 20, 2017
Where Is the Philippines Coast Guard in its Military Modernization?
A look at where the institution features in the Duterte administration’s plans.
Where Is the Philippines Coast Guard in its Military Modernization?
What Did the US Pacific Military Chief’s Philippines Visit Accomplish?
August 29, 2017
What Did the US Pacific Military Chief’s Philippines Visit Accomplish?
A closer look at Harry Harris’ visit to Manila.
What Did the US Pacific Military Chief’s Philippines Visit Accomplish?
Beware the New China-Philippines South China Sea Deal
August 17, 2017
Beware the New China-Philippines South China Sea Deal
The Duterte administration continues to tout opportunities of a pact despite the significant risks it would involve.
Beware the New China-Philippines South China Sea Deal
Will a China-ASEAN South China Sea Code of Conduct Really Matter?
August 05, 2017
Will a China-ASEAN South China Sea Code of Conduct Really Matter?
As we hear an agreement being talked up, it’s worth being clear about what it means.
Will a China-ASEAN South China Sea Code of Conduct Really Matter?
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