Memo – From Arbitration to Diplomacy: Duterte’s Approach to the South China Sea Issue – Dr. Aries Arugay
Memo to the roundtable on March, 15, 2018, Observatory of Southeast Asia
By Dr. Aries A. Arugay, Associate Professor, University of the Philippines-Diliman, chaired by CF Marianne Péron-Doise, IRSEM / Associate Fellow, Asia Centre.
- Performative populism and Duterte’s approach to statecraft and foreign policy
- “Megaphone diplomacy” and Duterte’s pivot to China
- New partners, old allies and the risks of Duterte’s hedging strategy
- Concluding Remarks – Questions and Discussion