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Why Duterte can’t quit China

Entering his third year in office, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte faces a rising uproar over his increasingly contested foreign policy, with different political factions pulling the country in opposed geopolitical directions. Duterte has gradually abandoned the country’s policy of equilateral balancing vis-à-vis great powers, namely by refusing to overtly side with America or China, in […]