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US policies pushing China, Philippines to brink of conflict
Asia-Pacific

US policies pushing China, Philippines to brink of conflict

Says one analyst: Washington is helping to embolden all the nationalist and hawkish forces in Beijing

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Asia-Pacific

Could a US-China War Begin over the Philippines?

Washington’s risk-prone urge to deepen military alliances, juxtaposed with Chinese adventurism, threatens peace in Asia

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Asia-Pacific

Philippines now on board with US anti-China security strategy? Not so fast.

Manila is allowing new American bases for its own security — not for war against Taiwan

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Asia-Pacific

Is US-Philippines defense pact like being 'shackled to a corpse'?

VP Harris says Washington is committed to stretching the security guarantee, which may put us closer to a confrontation with China.

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Asia-Pacific

The US can't afford a Duterte II in the Philippines

Washington leaders largely overlooked the former Filipino president's human rights abuses to keep him on their side against China.

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Asia-Pacific

Will US continue the weapons gravy train with Marcos legacy in Philippines ?

Washington thinks it gains a partner against China, but the new president has pledged to carry on the cruel rule of Duterte. Is it worth it?