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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 Will the 2018 US-Philippines Balikatan Military Exercise Look Like?
April 24, 2018
What Will the 2018 US-Philippines Balikatan Military Exercise Look Like?
The evolution of the interaction bears watching within the context of the broader defense relationship in the Duterte era.
What Will the 2018 US-Philippines Balikatan Military Exercise Look Like?
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 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
Would a Trump EAS Philippines Miss Matter for US Asia Policy?
October 27, 2017
Would a Trump EAS Philippines Miss Matter for US Asia Policy?
Though a miss would no doubt be unfortunate, its significance also needs to be kept in perspective.
Would a Trump EAS Philippines Miss Matter for US Asia Policy?
What Will US-Philippines Military Exercises Look Like in 2018?
October 07, 2017
What Will US-Philippines Military Exercises Look Like in 2018?
A closer look at one indicator of a key defense relationship.
What Will US-Philippines Military Exercises Look Like in 2018?
Tillerson’s First ASEAN Voyage: What’s on the Agenda?
August 02, 2017
Tillerson’s First ASEAN Voyage: What’s on the Agenda?
The visit offers the Trump administration a chance to build out its Asia policy amid uncertainties in the subregion.
Tillerson’s First ASEAN Voyage: What’s on the Agenda?
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
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?
US Destroyer Makes Port Call in Philippines’ Subic Bay
April 04, 2017
US Destroyer Makes Port Call in Philippines’ Subic Bay
Move indicates continuing military links between the two allies in spite of what the rhetoric may suggest.
US Destroyer Makes Port Call in Philippines’ Subic Bay
Why Trump Should Go to APEC and EAS in Vietnam and the Philippines
April 01, 2017
Why Trump Should Go to APEC and EAS in Vietnam and the Philippines
The strategic case is quite compelling. 
Why Trump Should Go to APEC and EAS in Vietnam and the Philippines
The Real Trouble with Trump’s Taiwan Call
December 07, 2016
The Real Trouble with Trump’s Taiwan Call
The true uncertainties Trump's phone calls raise have been missed amid some of the sensationalist speculation.
The Real Trouble with Trump’s Taiwan Call
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