Asia Geopolitics

The Drug War, the South China Sea, and Terrorism in Mindanao: Reviewing Duterte’s First Year

Rodrigo Duterte’s entry into the Philippine presidency in June 2016 carried important geopolitical consequences.

Ankit Panda
By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran for
The Drug War, the South China Sea, and Terrorism in Mindanao: Reviewing Duterte’s First Year
Credit: ASEAN Secretariat

The Diplomat‘s Ankit Panda (@nktpnd) and Prashanth Parameswaran (@TheAsianist) discuss Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s first year in office, assessing the geopolitical consequences of shifts in Philippine foreign policy, the state of his War on Drugs, and the ongoing campaign against the Islamic State in Mindanao.

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