US seeks expansion of military presence in Philippines


              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris meets with Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, left, meets with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, right, shakes hands with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, left, meets with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris participates in a roundtable discussing women's issues, rights and empowerment, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Manila, Philippines. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, right, shakes hands with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris meets with Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, left, meets with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, right, shakes hands with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, left, meets with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris participates in a roundtable discussing women's issues, rights and empowerment, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Manila, Philippines. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, right, shakes hands with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris meets with Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, left, meets with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, right, shakes hands with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, left, meets with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris participates in a roundtable discussing women's issues, rights and empowerment, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Manila, Philippines. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, right, shakes hands with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris meets with Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, left, meets with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, right, shakes hands with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, left, meets with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris participates in a roundtable discussing women's issues, rights and empowerment, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Manila, Philippines. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, right, shakes hands with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris meets with Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, left, meets with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, right, shakes hands with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, left, meets with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris participates in a roundtable discussing women's issues, rights and empowerment, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Manila, Philippines. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, right, shakes hands with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris meets with Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, left, meets with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, right, shakes hands with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, left, meets with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris participates in a roundtable discussing women's issues, rights and empowerment, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Manila, Philippines. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, right, shakes hands with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris meets with Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, left, meets with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, right, shakes hands with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, left, meets with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris participates in a roundtable discussing women's issues, rights and empowerment, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Manila, Philippines. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, right, shakes hands with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris meets with Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, left, meets with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, right, shakes hands with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, left, meets with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris participates in a roundtable discussing women's issues, rights and empowerment, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Manila, Philippines. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, right, shakes hands with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris meets with Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, left, meets with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, right, shakes hands with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, left, meets with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris participates in a roundtable discussing women's issues, rights and empowerment, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Manila, Philippines. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, right, shakes hands with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris meets with Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, left, meets with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, right, shakes hands with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, left, meets with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris participates in a roundtable discussing women's issues, rights and empowerment, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Manila, Philippines. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, right, shakes hands with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris meets with Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, left, meets with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, right, shakes hands with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, left, meets with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris participates in a roundtable discussing women's issues, rights and empowerment, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Manila, Philippines. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, right, shakes hands with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris meets with Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines, on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, left, meets with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, right, shakes hands with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris participates in a roundtable discussing women's issues, rights and empowerment, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Manila, Philippines. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, right, shakes hands with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 (Eloisa Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Protesters hold a rally as they tried to march near Malacanang Palace against the visit of U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris in Manila Monday, Nov. 21. 2022. (AP Photo/Gerard V. Carreon)
            
              Protesters hold a rally as they tried to march near Malacanang Palace against the visit of U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris in Manila Monday, Nov. 21. 2022. (AP Photo/Gerard V. Carreon)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, left, reviews an honor guard at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, Pool)
            
              U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, left, shakes hands with Armed Forces of the Philippines Col. Moises Nayve at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippines on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, Pool)
US seeks expansion of military presence in Philippines