Philippines quitting military alliance with US may cause domino effect & is sure to spoil Washington’s anti-China drumbeat

U.S.-Philippine military forces

The scrapping by the Philippines of a military partnership with the US occurs with rather embarrassing timing for Washington, as it seeks to rally its allies to adopt America’s hostile line towards China.

Evidently, the Southeast Asian nation has decided it doesn’t need Washington’s presumed military ‘protection’ and is confident it can conduct normal relations with China and neighboring states without American mediation.

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