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The U.S. is Funding a War on Poor People in the Philippines

Noah Alexander Flora The Progressive
beaten and injured activist from Filipino demonstration The Philippine National Police, implicated in the suppression of labor movements and President Duterte’s war on drugs, receive a significant amount of funding through U.S. foreign military financing.

America’s Indefensible Alliance With The Philippines

Rhonda Ramiro and Azadeh Shahshahani Huffington Post
Trump and Duterte The burgeoning alliance between President Donald Trump and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte appears destined to become the 21st century version of the Ronald Reagan-Ferdinand Marcos alliance.

How Duterte Sabotaged the Philippines Peace Process

Professor Jose Maria Sison teleSUR
Professor Jose Maria Sison, chief political consultant with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines, questions whether President Rodrigo Duterte is still fit for office.

Rodrigo Duterte: A Fascist Original

Walden Bello Foreign Policy in Focus
Duterte's campaign to rid the Philippines of drug users and pushers through extrajudicial executions elicited shock even among the most hardened observers. And his now legendary cursing of President Obama as a "son of a bitch" - part of an angry farewell to a long-standing alliance with Washington and an embrace of China - upended Asian geopolitics.
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