- Davies: Serious questions need to be asked of the reliability of the Philippines as an ally
- A Philippines falling within the orbit of Beijing or Moscow would undermine the US
Mathew Davies is head of the International Relations Department at The Australian National University. He specializes in Southeast Asian politics. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author. The following article contains language that some readers may find offensive.
(CNN)Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte marked the week leading to his first 100 days in office with renewed attacks on the country's alliance with the United States.