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The Republic of the Philippines is a long-standing US ally. Despite this, the US has not recognized Philippine claims ofsovereignty over features in the South China Sea in preference to the claims of the People’s Republic of China or othernon-allies. This position raises tension in the region and poorly supports a treaty ally. However, it is the correct policy.