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1979 AMENDMENT OF THE MILITARY BASE AGREEMENT (MBA) WITH THE PHILIPPINES

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CIA-RDP85M00364R000400530055-3
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RIFPUB
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C
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2
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December 22, 2016
Document Release Date: 
November 19, 2010
Sequence Number: 
55
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Publication Date: 
January 11, 1983
Content Type: 
REPORT
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Approved For Release 2011/01/24 :CIA-RDP85M00364R000400530055-3
1979 AMENDMENT OF THE MILITARY BASE AGREEMENT
(MBA) WITH THE PHILIPPINES
Negotiating Environment. The 1978-79 review of the MBA
with the Philippines was prompted by Philippine concerns,
dating back several years, over sovereignty aspects of the
bases and by President Marcos' desire to test the strength of
the US-Philippine relationship.
General Objectives/General operating rights. Our chief