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In Philippine ‘Drug War,’ a Pervading Helplessness
July 03, 2018
In Philippine ‘Drug War,’ a Pervading Helplessness
Victims’ relatives seeking justice hit a brick wall two years on.
In Philippine ‘Drug War,’ a Pervading Helplessness
The Philippine National Police Reenters the War on Drugs
January 17, 2018
The Philippine National Police Reenters the War on Drugs
Duterte manages to convince the people to re-accept the PNP in the country’s war on drugs, despite past abuses.
The Philippine National Police Reenters the War on Drugs
Is the Philippines Violent Drug War Spreading to Indonesia?
October 06, 2017
Is the Philippines Violent Drug War Spreading to Indonesia?
The war on drugs is popular, even as the bodies pile up.
Is the Philippines Violent Drug War Spreading to Indonesia?
Rising Outrage Over Duterte’s War on Drugs in the Philippines
September 12, 2017
Rising Outrage Over Duterte’s War on Drugs in the Philippines
A reported surge of extrajudicial killings victimizing children has exacerbated concerns about the campaign.
Rising Outrage Over Duterte’s War on Drugs in the Philippines
Why Duterte's Martial Law Declaration in Mindanao Is So Concerning
June 13, 2017
Why Duterte's Martial Law Declaration in Mindanao Is So Concerning
Philippine history shows martial law is more likely to increase extremism than reverse it.
Why Duterte's Martial Law Declaration in Mindanao Is So Concerning
‘Who Watches the Watchmen?’ Bad Cops in the Philippines
February 10, 2017
‘Who Watches the Watchmen?’ Bad Cops in the Philippines
The murder of a Korean businessman shines a light on abuses of power by Philippine police.
‘Who Watches the Watchmen?’ Bad Cops in the Philippines
The Problem With Wars on Drugs, From Nixon to Duterte
January 31, 2017
The Problem With Wars on Drugs, From Nixon to Duterte
The Philippines' efforts won't be any more successful than the United States'.
The Problem With Wars on Drugs, From Nixon to Duterte
Duterte, One Step Closer to 'The Punisher'
December 28, 2016
Duterte, One Step Closer to 'The Punisher'
Duterte’s Presidential Office is using a comic book to back his war on drugs in the Philippines.
Duterte, One Step Closer to 'The Punisher'
Duterte’s Machiavellian War on Drugs
November 09, 2016
Duterte’s Machiavellian War on Drugs
The Philippines' president has little regard for human rights as he cracks down on drugs.
Duterte’s Machiavellian War on Drugs
The Trouble With the Philippines' 'Name and Shame' Campaign
August 11, 2016
The Trouble With the Philippines' 'Name and Shame' Campaign
A worrisome lack of transparency calls Duterte's latest method in the war on drugs into question.
The Trouble With the Philippines' 'Name and Shame' Campaign
The Philippines' 'Dirty Harry' Begins His War on Drugs
August 10, 2016
The Philippines' 'Dirty Harry' Begins His War on Drugs
Rodrigo Duterte is adopting a "name and shame" policy ; he needs a more holistic strategy.
The Philippines' 'Dirty Harry' Begins His War on Drugs
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