U.S. Expects to Continue Strong Philippines Alliance Despite Duterte Signal

Townhall.com Staff
Posted: Jun 02, 2016 9:40 AM
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The United States expects to maintain its strong security relationship with the Philippines, including a recent accord on the rotational stationing of U.S. forces, U.S. officials said on Thursday, despite signals from the incoming Philippine president that he will chart a more independent course.