April 20, 2023
Despite the Duterte administration’s posturing against the US in 2016, the global superpower has essentially maintained a huge military presence in the Philippines until today. Cumulatively, from 2016 to April 2023, there have been a total of 227 drills: 68 sea-related, 116 air-related and 143 land-related. US troops are also currently located in 9 EDCA […]
April 4, 2023
The Philippines has been receiving the biggest US military and security aid among Southeast Asian countries and is expected to still get the biggest amount in 2024. This is because the country plays a critical role in ensuring US dominance in the Indo-Pacific region.