The Philippines scrap a military pact with the US

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 4:29pm


The Philippines has given notice that it intends to end the Visiting Forces Agreement, which lets the US rotate its armed forces through Philippine military bases. The pact has been in place since the early 1990s. The World’s host Marco Werman explores the backstory to this decision with Sofia Tomacruz of the Philippine news site, Rappler.