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Duterte plays the ‘Mamasapano’ card

If your response is “Mamawhat?”, chances are you have not been following the parallel track of US-Philippine relations, the counterinsurgency cooperation that clearly interests President Duterte more than the international commentariat’s abiding preoccupation with the South China Sea. With the United States expressing regret and concern and issuing oblique threats (well, expressing anxiety that “foreign […]