03 March 2020
The Pros And Cons Of The Philippines-US Military Decoupling
Mark J. Valencia wrote about the Philippines’ notification to the U.S. of its intention to abrogate their 1999 Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) in six months, which has elicited a wide spectrum of responses ranging. Despite this, there is much middle ground—and some wiggle room. Collin Koh from RSIS suggested that the U.S. can compensate for the end of its alliance with the Philippines by enhancing military cooperation with Singapore, Vietnam and Indonesia.
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Last updated on 09/03/2020