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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?
The Danger of China-Philippines South China Sea Joint Development
July 27, 2017
The Danger of China-Philippines South China Sea Joint Development
Immediate opportunities mask serious risks related to the past, current context, and the near future.
The Danger of China-Philippines South China Sea Joint Development
Are China-Philippines Military Exercises Under Duterte Coming Soon?
July 11, 2017
Are China-Philippines Military Exercises Under Duterte Coming Soon?
Despite the obvious challenges, one should not dismiss the possibility of advances being made in the future.
Are China-Philippines Military Exercises Under Duterte Coming Soon?
Why Vietnam-Philippines South China Sea Confidence-Building Matters
June 27, 2017
Why Vietnam-Philippines South China Sea Confidence-Building Matters
An interaction by Hanoi and Manila this week is an important reminder about the significance of intra-ASEAN collaboration even as disputes continue to summer.
Why Vietnam-Philippines South China Sea Confidence-Building Matters
What's Behind the Resumed Vietnam-Philippines South China Sea Activity?
June 27, 2017
What's Behind the Resumed Vietnam-Philippines South China Sea Activity?
Manila and Hanoi resumed naval personnel interaction on a feature in the disputed waters.
What's Behind the Resumed Vietnam-Philippines South China Sea Activity?
Nixed China-Vietnam Meeting Highlights Illusion of South China Sea Calm
June 22, 2017
Nixed China-Vietnam Meeting Highlights Illusion of South China Sea Calm
Incident is a warning that despite attempts to downplay the flashpoint, tensions could quickly escalate.
Nixed China-Vietnam Meeting Highlights Illusion of South China Sea Calm
Where Is the Philippines’ Air Force Modernization Under Duterte?
June 21, 2017
Where Is the Philippines’ Air Force Modernization Under Duterte?
Despite delays, there are some signs of progress on key projects.
Where Is the Philippines’ Air Force Modernization Under Duterte?
Why Did China’s Warships Visit the Philippines?
May 05, 2017
Why Did China’s Warships Visit the Philippines?
A closer look at the significance of the goodwill visit within the context of Sino-Philippine relations.
Why Did China’s Warships Visit the Philippines?
The Truth About Duterte’s ASEAN South China Sea Blow
May 04, 2017
The Truth About Duterte’s ASEAN South China Sea Blow
Though the Philippine president has complicated things, focusing on this episode alone obscures more enduring challenges on the South China Sea question.
The Truth About Duterte’s ASEAN South China Sea Blow
Philippine Warship Patrols Begin at Benham Rise After China Incident
March 25, 2017
Philippine Warship Patrols Begin at Benham Rise After China Incident
Manila is stepping up efforts to safeguard its claim.
Philippine Warship Patrols Begin at Benham Rise After China Incident
Will Japan Join Trilateral ASEAN Patrols in the Sulu Sea?
February 16, 2017
Will Japan Join Trilateral ASEAN Patrols in the Sulu Sea?
A closer look at a move that has been subject to much speculation.
Will Japan Join Trilateral ASEAN Patrols in the Sulu Sea?
China, Philippines Mull New Coast Guard Cooperation
December 17, 2016
China, Philippines Mull New Coast Guard Cooperation
Both sides are making progress toward a new coast guard body and hotline.
China, Philippines Mull New Coast Guard Cooperation
Indonesia and the Philippines Enter the Duterte Era
September 13, 2016
Indonesia and the Philippines Enter the Duterte Era
A brief look at how ties are playing out thus far after the Duterte-Jokowi meeting.
Indonesia and the Philippines Enter the Duterte Era
Duterte’s First ASEAN Tour: What’s on the Agenda?
August 25, 2016
Duterte’s First ASEAN Tour: What’s on the Agenda?
A brief look at some of the issues that could be discussed on the Philippine president’s first foreign trip.
Duterte’s First ASEAN Tour: What’s on the Agenda?
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