Drills, lawsuits, and global influence. What do these things have in common? The South China Sea. RAND Corporation’s Scott Harold joins the podcast to break down the latest. With Duterte the presumptive Philippine president-elect, what does that mean for the nation and the region? East-West Center’s Gerard Finin explains the draw of Davao’s mayor. Human Rights Watch released a new study on the bullying of LGBT youths in Japan. Kyle Knight joins host Steve Miller to dive behind the headline.