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Andrew Yeo, associate professor, politics, published an op-ed in the Washingotn Post discussing the foriegn policy of the Phillipines. See below.

President Duterte is talking tough. Will it cost the Philippines?

From: The Washington Post
Date: October 28, 2016
Author: Andrew Yeo

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is taking a dim view of his country’s long-standing partnership with the United States. Last week, Duterte announced to his Chinese audience, “I’ve realigned myself in your ideological flow … there are three of us against the world — China, Philippines and Russia.”

On Wednesday, the Philippine leader called for a review of the recently signed Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement, threatening U.S. rights to access Philippine bases. Such statements have put policymakers in Manila and Washington on edge regarding their ability to continue joint security operations in the Asia-Pacific...

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