Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened that confrontation over disputed South China Sea islands would be “bloody”. Photo: Reuters

US military should play no part in Duterte’s bloody ‘reckoning’ with China

Doug Bandow says if the Philippines president insists on armed conflict over Scarborough Shoal at some point, he cannot expect the US to do the fighting

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened that confrontation over disputed South China Sea islands would be “bloody”. Photo: Reuters
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