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Duterte engaging China via backdoor diplomacy

China is now advancing its own “peace through strength” approach to the South China Sea, a combination of charm and militarism aimed at countering the United States in a front line theater in their emerging new cold war. As those great power tensions intensify and war rhetoric mounts, nearby claimant states to the strategic maritime […]