PH, US hold drills amid fresh West Philippine Sea concerns
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At a naval base facing the South China Sea, hundreds of Philippine and US marines retake a “threatened” area as part of their annual military drills. Lt. Gen. Emmanuel Salamat, Philippines Balikatan exercise director, said their objective was to secure a “threatened” area from an “enemy.” Some 180 Filipino marines and 160 of their US counterparts participated on Wednesday’s amphibious landing exercise.
Mangosing, F.G., & Aning, J. (2018, May 10). PH, US hold drills amid fresh West Philippine Sea concerns. Philippine Daily Inquirer, p. A4.
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