Delfin: PH can fight China with US, Asean's support


The Philippines may lack the military muscle to face off with China on the West Philippine Sea, but what it does have are friends for backup. Outlining the Philippines’ “options” in the face of Chinese incursions and installations in the disputed seas, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana listed two: “alliances with other Asean nations and the Philippines’ mutual defense treaty with the United States.”

SOURCE: Lorenzana: PH lacks military might but has friends in US, Asean By: Jaymee T. Gamil - Reporter / @jgamilINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 07:08 AM December 09, 2018. https://globalnation.inquirer.net/171872/lorenzana-ph-lacks-military-might-but-has-friends-in-us-asean#ixzz5Z9XlErd7 Follow us: @inquirerdotnet on Twitter | inquirerdotnet on Facebook

Maj. Gen. Delfin Negrillo Lorenzana, AFP is the 36th Secretary of National Defense of the Philippines. Lorenzana graduated from the Philippine Military Academy's "Maagap" class of 1973. A Special Operations Command, Presidential Security Group and Light Armored Brigade Commander.

SOURCE: Delfin Lorenzana. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delfin_Lorenzana

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