- Curtis Chin: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has made clear his contempt for current state of US-Philippines ties
- The US-Philippines relationship, while still strong, is clearly in flux, Chin says
Curtis S. Chin is a former U.S. Ambassador to the Manila-based Asian Development Bank. He is a managing director with advisory firm RiverPeak Group, LLC. You can follow him on Twitter @CurtisSChin. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own.
(CNN)The unintended consequences of an outgoing US presidential administration being perceived as "more bark than bite" are now playing out in Asia.