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Duterte Takes Aim at ‘Oligarchs’ in Address to Nation as Philippines’ COVID-19 Cases Rise
July 28, 2020

Duterte Takes Aim at ‘Oligarchs’ in Address to Nation as Philippines’ COVID-19 Cases Rise

By Nick Aspinwall
The Philippine president threatened to shut down major telecom operators and said Beijing was “in possession” of the South China Sea.

Philippine Drug Enforcement Chief Admits Problems With Duterte’s Drug War
February 11, 2020

Philippine Drug Enforcement Chief Admits Problems With Duterte’s Drug War

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Recent comments by a law enforcement official once again put the campaign in the spotlight.
How the Philippine Government Gets the Concept of ‘Intervention’ Wrong
January 08, 2020

How the Philippine Government Gets the Concept of ‘Intervention’ Wrong

By Gemmo Fernandez
Yes, international law proscribes interference in domestic affairs. But the human rights criticisms of the Duterte administration don’t rise to that level.

Does the Philippines’ War on Drugs Amount to Crimes Against Humanity?
May 03, 2019

Does the Philippines’ War on Drugs Amount to Crimes Against Humanity?

By Adrian Gallagher, Euan Raffle, and Zain Maulana
An examination of the charge and how it would apply in the Philippines.

What Does Duterte’s War on Trillanes Mean for the Philippines?
September 13, 2018

What Does Duterte’s War on Trillanes Mean for the Philippines?

By Erin Cook
A closer look at an incident that has dominated Manila for weeks.

In Philippine ‘Drug War,’ a Pervading Helplessness
July 03, 2018

In Philippine ‘Drug War,’ a Pervading Helplessness

By Carlos H. Conde
Victims’ relatives seeking justice hit a brick wall two years on.

What’s Next for the Philippines’ New Police Helicopters?
April 17, 2018

What’s Next for the Philippines’ New Police Helicopters?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A recent delivery has put the spotlight on the growing role of the police force as well as a capability that has been the subject of recent controversy.
Why Did Duterte Chicken out of the ASEAN-Australia Summit?
March 10, 2018

Why Did Duterte Chicken out of the ASEAN-Australia Summit?

By Luke Hunt
The strongman is clearly afraid of the scrutiny that might come from making the trip.

Duterte’s Drug War in the Philippines: New Campaign, Old Problems
February 06, 2018

Duterte’s Drug War in the Philippines: New Campaign, Old Problems

By Mong Palatino
The reloaded war continues to face some familiar challenges.

Japan Gives Philippines Another Security Boost With Law Enforcement Aid
January 18, 2018

Japan Gives Philippines Another Security Boost With Law Enforcement Aid

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Tokyo’s recent handover of patrol vehicles is just one part of wider collaboration on security.

The Philippine National Police Reenters the War on Drugs
January 17, 2018

The Philippine National Police Reenters the War on Drugs

By Lau Seng Yap
Duterte manages to convince the people to re-accept the PNP in the country’s war on drugs, despite past abuses.
Richard Heydarian: Duterte’s Rise in Perspective
November 15, 2017

Richard Heydarian: Duterte’s Rise in Perspective

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Richard Heydarian discusses Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's rise to power and the implications.

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