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US-Philippines thaw lets militaries draw closer

On the eve of the 70th anniversary of their Mutual Defense Treaty (MDT), Manila and Washington have been patching up their testy relations following years of diplomatic acrimony and strategic estrangement. Last week, Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. visited Washington for high-level conversations with their American counterparts. The two […]