http://www.boston.com/news/world/asi..._disputed_sea/MANILA, Philippines—U.S. and Philippine military officials say nearly 7,000 American and Filipino troops have begun two weeks of major military exercises but they stress that China is not an imaginary target.
^ the usual sympatizers of the CPP-NPA Maoist communist terrorist group
Yep, and their intentions are being questioned granting they were dead silent on the Spratley's issue. Their movement is dead and what's left is a rotting carcass. Two generations from now they will just be a distant memory.
Neither China nor the US is acting very prudent over there it seems. Another era of **** waving contests, this time Asia style?
What do you mean? The US is very much welcomed in the Philippines... more than the Chinese.