What is it about?

It discusses the motives of the Duterte Administration in down-grading its alliance with the United States.

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Why is it important?

It is about how a long and strategic alliances in East Asia is affected by China's emergence as a great power.


It looks into the motive of the Duterte Administration in down-grading the Philippines' alliance with the U.S.

Distinguished University Professor Renato Cruz De Castro
De La Salle University Manila

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This page is a summary of: The Duterte Administration’s appeasement policy on China and the crisis in the Philippine–US alliance, Philippine Political Science Journal, December 2017, Taylor & Francis,
DOI: 10.1080/01154451.2017.1412161.
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