The US aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt, anchored off Manila Bay for a reception for top Philippine military and government officials in April. Photo: AP
Richard Heydarian
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Richard Heydarian

How Washington’s ambiguity in South China Sea puts the Philippine-US alliance at a crossroads

  • Richard Heydarian writes that the Philippines could ‘downgrade’ its long-standing association with the US if Washington remains unclear on its commitments in disputed waters

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The US aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt, anchored off Manila Bay for a reception for top Philippine military and government officials in April. Photo: AP
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