A strong Philippine-American alliance is essential to check maritime expansion; both countries frequently conduct joint military exercises to restrain China.
MANILA, Philippines — The presence of the US Coast Guard in the disputed South China Sea is meant to model maritime governance, an American admiral said.
Adm. Karl Shultz, commandant of the US Coast Guard, noted that their operations in the area have surged upon the request of Indo-Pacific commander under the US [Read more]
The threat of coup d’etat from the military and organized critics of the president has been with us since the time of President Cory Aquino. This was unknown and not present during the terms of all presidents before Ferdinand Marcos.
The reason for this unlikely situation is that EDSA One, the putsch that [Read more]
There he goes again…. President Rodrigo Duterte last Friday dared the United States to declare war against China, which has been increasing its power projection capabilities in the South of China, parts of which is the West Philippine Sea. The President made this speech in Leyte, where he slammed the US for treating [Read more]
In the Western Pacific, China has been constructing military bases and wooing new allies projects that could be would likely erupt