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.
October 26, 2018
What Will 700 New Drones Mean for the Philippines?
By Prashanth Parameswaran
A look at the boost’s potential significance.
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.
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.
October 06, 2017
Is the Philippines Violent Drug War Spreading to Indonesia?
By Nithin Coca
The war on drugs is popular, even as the bodies pile up.
September 12, 2017
Rising Outrage Over Duterte’s War on Drugs in the Philippines
By Mong Palatino
A reported surge of extrajudicial killings victimizing children has exacerbated concerns about the campaign.
June 13, 2017
Why Duterte's Martial Law Declaration in Mindanao Is So Concerning
By Anthony Hustedt
Philippine history shows martial law is more likely to increase extremism than reverse it.
February 10, 2017
‘Who Watches the Watchmen?’ Bad Cops in the Philippines
By Rob Attwell
The murder of a Korean businessman shines a light on abuses of power by Philippine police.
January 31, 2017
The Problem With Wars on Drugs, From Nixon to Duterte
By Alec Regino
The Philippines' efforts won't be any more successful than the United States'.
December 28, 2016
Duterte, One Step Closer to 'The Punisher'
By Eduard Merigo
Duterte’s Presidential Office is using a comic book to back his war on drugs in the Philippines.
November 09, 2016
Duterte’s Machiavellian War on Drugs
By Vincent Dublado
The Philippines' president has little regard for human rights as he cracks down on drugs.
August 11, 2016
The Trouble With the Philippines' 'Name and Shame' Campaign
By Prinz Magtulis
A worrisome lack of transparency calls Duterte's latest method in the war on drugs into question.