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The Philippines Doesn't Want the U.S., but It May Need It

Aug 10, 2017 | 09:30 GMT
Washington has been providing military support in Marawi City since at least mid-June.
Washington has been providing military support in Marawi City since at least mid-June.
(TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images)

Manila has been fostering its relationship with China, but reports that the United States is ramping up its military support in Marawi could complicate those efforts. There are benefits to partnering with both countries, which means Philippine officials will have to continue their tough balancing act....

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