Tag Archives: Philippines

Mark Collins – South China Sea Update: Vietnam Building; Philippines Smacking US

8 Dec

Two stories: 1) Exclusive: Risking Beijing’s ire, Vietnam begins dredging on South China Sea reef … 2) Manila says will not help US on patrols in South China Sea So the US and Vietnam a…

Source: Mark Collins – South China Sea Update: Vietnam Building; Philippines Smacking US

Mark Collins – Philippines and the US: President Duterte off the Deep End in China

21 Oct

Further to these posts, South China Sea Update: Scarborough Shoal, China and Philippines New(ish) Philippines President Takes On US matters have taken a stunning turn. It would seem President Duter…

Source: Mark Collins – Philippines and the US: President Duterte off the Deep End in China

Mark Collins – New(ish) Philippines President Takes On US

29 Sep

The fellow is really (foolishly?) feeling his oats–at Foreign Policy’s “Situation Report”: … Manilla turning everything on its head. If Philippine President Rodrigo Du…

Source: Mark Collins – New(ish) Philippines President Takes On US

Mark Collins – South China Sea Update: Scarborough Shoal, China and Philippines

26 Sep

Further to this July post, China Loses South China Sea Arbitration–Calls Decision “political farce” a recent development: Prospect of Philippine Thaw Slows China’s Plans in South China Sea China’s …

Source: Mark Collins – South China Sea Update: Scarborough Shoal, China and Philippines

Mark Collins – China Loses South China Sea Arbitration–Calls Decision “political farce”

12 Jul

Further to this post, South China Sea: Verbal Fire from the Dragon Beijing reacts exactly as one expected; murky, quite possibly dangerous, seas ahead: Hague Court Strikes Down Beijing’s South Chin…

Source: Mark Collins – China Loses South China Sea Arbitration–Calls Decision “political farce”

Mark Collins – South China Sea: Verbal Fire from the Dragon

5 Jul

Further to this post and “Comments”, South China Sea: USN Freedom of Navigation Ops vs China–Plus Vietnam China is really throwing its weight around as it awaits a likely unfavourable a…

Source: Mark Collins – South China Sea: Verbal Fire from the Dragon

Mark Collins – US Navy Carriers in South China Sea: Watch This, Dragon!

20 Jun

Further to this post and “Comments”, South China Sea: USN Freedom of Navigation Ops vs China–Plus Vietnam the USN is putting on rather a show of force in this increasingly, er, fraught …

Source: Mark Collins – US Navy Carriers in South China Sea: Watch This, Dragon!