This picture speaks a million words on Washington's commitment to defend our territorial interests in the West Philippine Sea. Thank you President Barack Obama!
While our own National Government appeared to have wobbled under the intense diplomatic pressure exerted by Beijing... Uncle Sam didn't!
In fact, the sheer timing of the BRP Del Pilar visit by POTUS may indicate that, this is just the opening salvo in the all-out diplomatic offensive that Washington will unleash against Beijing in the course of the 2015 APEC Leaders' Meeting.
This will be a very, very long week for Xi Jinping...