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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
What’s With the ‘Revival’ of the China-Philippines Military Dialogue?
December 19, 2017
What’s With the ‘Revival’ of the China-Philippines Military Dialogue?
The resumption of annual defense talks is just the latest advance in ties in the Duterte era.
What’s With the ‘Revival’ of the China-Philippines Military Dialogue?
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 in the New US-Philippines Military Exercise?
September 19, 2017
What’s in the New US-Philippines Military Exercise?
The first iteration of KAMANDAG is a sign of how both sides continue to boost their defense ties in the Duterte era.
What’s in the New US-Philippines Military Exercise?
What’s in the First US-Philippines Downgraded Naval Exercise Under Duterte?
June 20, 2017
What’s in the First US-Philippines Downgraded Naval Exercise Under Duterte?
A closer look at the significance of the maritime training activity both sides launched this week.
What’s in the First US-Philippines Downgraded Naval Exercise Under Duterte?
US Terror Aid to Philippines Signals Enduring Defense Ties Under Duterte
June 08, 2017
US Terror Aid to Philippines Signals Enduring Defense Ties Under Duterte
For all of Duterte’s rhetoric, substantive defense cooperation continues to be advanced, including on terrorism.
US Terror Aid to Philippines Signals Enduring Defense Ties Under Duterte
Can China Patrols Help Duterte in the Philippines’ Terror War?
February 02, 2017
Can China Patrols Help Duterte in the Philippines’ Terror War?
The controversial president makes a surprising suggestion about Beijing patrolling neighboring waters.
Can China Patrols Help Duterte in the Philippines’ Terror War?
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?
Will Duterte End the US-Philippines Military Alliance?
October 27, 2016
Will Duterte End the US-Philippines Military Alliance?
A deeper look at the future prospects of the relationship.
Will Duterte End the US-Philippines Military Alliance?
The US-Philippine Alliance in the Duterte Era: A Path to Recalibration
October 06, 2016
The US-Philippine Alliance in the Duterte Era: A Path to Recalibration
If new leaderships on both sides are serious about recalibrating relations, they must keep several realities in mind.
The US-Philippine Alliance in the Duterte Era: A Path to Recalibration
Philippines No Longer US ‘Little Brown Brother’: Yasay
September 16, 2016
Philippines No Longer US ‘Little Brown Brother’: Yasay
Foreign Secretary calls on Washington to understand Philippine aspirations instead of lecturing the country on human rights.
Philippines No Longer US ‘Little Brown Brother’: Yasay
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