Former US Ambassador to Manila John Negroponte believes Manila's decision to bring its territorial dispute with China to an international tribunal may be futile. He points out the tribunal only has authority over the sea dispute if both parties have agreed to have it decide the case. The American diplomat who spent over 40 years serving in the State Department believes the US will pull out majority of its military forces in Afghanistan similar to what it did in Iraq. In Manila with a business delegation, Negroponte sat down with Rappler CEO Maria Ressa for Rappler's #talkthursday.
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