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US Pivot to Asia

The Philippine-U.S. New Security Pact: Good Bargain, or a Lopsided Deal?

Richard Javad Heydarian | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics
Richard Javad Heydarian

Filipino officials have emphatically announced a new era in Philippine-U.S. bilateral alliance. Critics, however, believe the administration has offered Americans precious access to Philippine bases in exchange for marginal tactical advantages.

U.S. Pivot to Asia

S. Azmat Hassan | Posted 06.23.2014 | Politics
S. Azmat Hassan

Global events and the U.S. reaction to them have more or less determined that the so-called pivot currently remains more of an aspiration rather than a reality.