China, Philippines consider military cooperation


L. Todd Wood


Washington Times


 October 4, 2016


Economic and military weakness has its consequences. One of those consequences is that former allies start to look to side with what they believe will be the winning team. Under the Obama administration, which has stabbed allies in the back around the world, our friends are looking to partner with our former adversaries. Take the Philippines for example, a long-term U.S. ally since WWII. The Manilla Times reports, “Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua said an enhancement of military ties between the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) foes was “something we are looking at.