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Saturday, October 22, 2016

Duterte Welcomed to China, Announces ‘Separation’ from US

It looks like Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has had enough of America. The following is from the L.A. Times:
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced Thursday that he was “separating” from the United States and embracing China as the new best friend of the Philippines.
The 71-year-old president, famous for blunt, often profane rhetoric, announced his country’s realignment in a state visit to Beijing, where he was hailed as China’s new “brother.’’

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