NATO’s Indo-Pacific interests

NATO’s Indo-Pacific interests

Allowing the United States to put up logistics hubs in the country under the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) should be enough but the Philippines cannot commit combat troops in case of a conflict.

PH takes a risk with Russian helicopters

PH takes a risk with Russian helicopters

The Philippines could risk huge cuts in annual military aid from the United States if Washington decides to punish Manila for the Mi-171 deal. In the past, US defense and state department officials had warned against Manila harming the alliance by acquiring Russian equipment.