Julio S. Amador III

Julio S. Amador III is Interim President of the Foundation for the National Interest and Founder and Trustee of the non-profit FACTS Asia.

Articles by Julio S. Amador III (3)

Why China Should Learn To Live With U.S.-Philippine EDCA

Julio S. Amador III|Deryk Baladjay

The Chinese view that the Philippines’ and the United States’ Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement sites are offensive in nature is false. The Philippines and China should take a wider perspective and work on the totality of their bilateral relationship.

What Does Marcos 2.0 Mean for ASEAN?

Julio S. Amador III

Julio Amador III explains how the new Marcos Jr. Administration can play a more proactive role in the regional bloc.

Mind the Gaps, Fill the Needs: A Strategic Outlook for the Philippine-US Alliance

Julio S. Amador III

The Philippines begrudgingly notes the disparity of treatment across US alliances in Asia as well as Washington’s shift to enhancing engagements with non-treaty partners. The Philippines must step up to play its part and articulate its key interests better.