Manila seems to have placed almost all of its strategic eggs in the (uncertain) legal basket.
A TNI video interview with Kishore Mahbubani who notes, on China's economy becoming number one: "There is nothing you can do to stop it from happening."
"It broke the back of Japanese sea power."
There are four harsh realities regarding China's rise with which America must soon come to terms.
"A rich and resurgent Korea of 75 million people would be a major regional power..."
A blockade can work, if backed by the right diplomacy under the right circumstances.
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