October 18, 2016

U.S. Must Balance Human Rights Principles and Pragmatism With the Philippines

By Mira Rapp-Hooper

The United States should seek to preserve its relationship with the Philippines, a treaty ally of 65 years with whom it shares much history and national interests. The Obama administration’s “rebalance” to Asia has largely focused on the U.S. presence in Southeast Asia, and the Philippines has been a fulcrum of that strategic turn.


To read the full op-ed, visit The New York Times website.

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