Daily Memo: Philippine Threats Over the South China Sea, Deal to End Georgia’s Political Stalemate

The Philippine president is threatening to send warships to confront Chinese vessels in Philippine-claimed waters.

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Philippine threats. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is threatening to send warships to confront Chinese vessels in Philippine-claimed waters in the South China Sea – but only if China starts drilling for oil and gas there. China has been blocking the Philippines from developing much-needed gas reserves in its exclusive economic zone, but there haven’t been […]

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