30 March 2020
Threat to Terminate US-Philippine Pact Resonates Around Southeast Asia
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s threat to terminate a lynchpin military pact with longtime treaty ally the United States – if implemented – could not only shake Manila’s defense policy but impact the delicate balance in ties between Southeast Asia and U.S. and China, analysts say. Collin Koh, a research fellow at RSIS, said ASEAN governments now have more options for security ties with powers other than the U.S.
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Last updated on 23/04/2020