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U.S. to Boost Military Role in the Philippines in Push to Counter China

Washington and Manila announced a plan to give the American military access to four new locations in the Southeast Asian country, a growing strategic partner in the region. 283 comments. By Sui-Lee Wee Published Feb. 1, 2023 5 MIN READ “The United States is increasing its military presence in the Philippines, gaining access to four more sites …

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Philippines Tells U.S. It Will End Military Cooperation Deal – By Jason Gutierrez – The New York Times

By Jason Gutierrez Feb. 11, 2020Updated 7:43 a.m. ET MANILA — The Philippines said Tuesday it had officially informed the United States that it was scrapping a military pact that has given the longtime American ally a security blanket for the past two decades. The notice to terminate the pact, the Visiting Forces Agreement, comes as President …

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