Letzte Aktualisierung: January 6, 2023
Between the USA and China: Marcos Jr. seeks balance
The United States and China are vying for influence in Southeast Asia. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the Philippines, where the US, as a former colonial power, has held a kind of patronage for decades, including a bilateral defense treaty. For the US, the island nation is an important partner in the region, which has traditionally avoided alliances.