China luring PH into ‘hegemony’ with Xi-Duterte meeting: ex-US official

July 18, 2023

Former US defense assistant secretary for strategy and force development Elbridge Colby told ANC that whatever Xi told Duterte during their meeting at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse on Monday was “misleading at best.”


Elbridge Colby is co-founder and principal of The Marathon Initiative, a policy initiative focused on developing strategies to prepare the United States for an era of sustained great power competition.