What a difference a few months can make in geopolitics and in the fate of alliances.

On the surface, Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has continued his predecessor’s China policy. Right before declaring his candidacy for the presidency last year, the sole son of the late Filipino strongman openly backed outgoing President Rodrigo Duterte’s strategic subservience to Beijing, since “whatever we do, we can’t go to war.”

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Philippines president looks to rebuild alliances in the Indo-Pacific region

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13.11.2022

What a difference a few months can make in geopolitics and in the fate of alliances.

On the surface,........

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