US Promises to Defend Philippines Against China in South China Sea

Share2KTweetPin(ANTIWAR.COM) — In comments on Friday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirmed that the US still considers the 1951 Philippine-US Mutual Defense Treaty to be fully intact, and would adhere to it in the event Philippines forces come under fire in the South China Sea. US officials have repeatedly made clear that they intend to support the Philippines militarily … Continue reading US Promises to Defend Philippines Against China in South China Sea