Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is pivoting away from US influence and towards China. Photo: Reuters Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is pivoting away from US influence and towards China. Photo: Reuters
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is pivoting away from US influence and towards China. Photo: Reuters

Duterte plays a dangerous game in the South China Sea

Philippine president’s courting of China as he pivots away from the United States could reap dividends – or a military coup

Topic |   Rodrigo Duterte
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is pivoting away from US influence and towards China. Photo: Reuters Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is pivoting away from US influence and towards China. Photo: Reuters
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is pivoting away from US influence and towards China. Photo: Reuters
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