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J. Weston Phippen


The US Joins the Philippines in a Battle Against ISIS

The news of the cooperation is significant, because the country’s president had previously threatened to kick out U.S. troops.


To Decode Duterte’s Doubletalk, Think ‘Expedience'

The Philippines president flew to China and signed billions in deals, said he would separate ties with the U.S., then took it all back.


What We Know About the Brussels Attacks

Dozens were killed in bombings at an airport and subway station, prompting outrage and disbelief across an already-shocked Europe.