Philippines sides with US amid rising regional tensions between Beijing and Washington

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle


The US-China rivalry in east Asia has taken an interesting turn after the recent visit of US defense secretary, Lloyd Austin, to the Philippines. Austin’s trip ended in an expanded deal, the enhanced defense cooperation agreement (EDCA).
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 17 Feb 2023


  • Philippines
  • China
  • United States
  • Southeast Asia
  • politics
  • international relations
  • South China Sea
  • marcos
  • Duterte
  • Military

Cite this