Richard J. Heydarian


Richard J. Heydarian is a Manila-based academic and author of Asia’s New Battlefield: US, China and the Struggle for Western Pacific (Zed, London).
Articles by Richard J. Heydarian
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (C) salutes as he reviews the honour guard as he attends the 250th Presidential Airlift Wing Command anniversary celebrations at Villamor air base in Manila on September 13, 2016. 
The Philippines assured the United States September 13 it will honour its obligations as a military ally following volleys of profane tirades by unpredictable President Rodrigo Duterte. / AFP / TED ALJIBE        (Photo credit should read TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images)
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (C) salutes as he reviews the honour guard as he attends the 250th Presidential Airlift Wing Command anniversary celebrations at Villamor air base in Manila on September 13, 2016. The Philippines assured the United States September 13 it will honour its obligations as a military ally following volleys of profane tirades by unpredictable President Rodrigo Duterte. / AFP / TED ALJIBE (Photo credit should read TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images)