Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte values unreserved recognition of his mandate to govern his nation as he pleases, according to writer Richard Heydarian. Photo AP
Richard Heydarian
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Richard Heydarian

Why it’s best for Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte to avoid aligning either with China or the US

The Philippine president can most advantageously advance his country’s national interest by adopting an ‘equilateral balancing strategy’, Richard Heydarian writes

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte values unreserved recognition of his mandate to govern his nation as he pleases, according to writer Richard Heydarian. Photo AP
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