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The Philippines' War on Drugs

Katharine Neill Harris

The Philippines' War on Drugs.

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has waged a brutal war on drugs that has led to the executions of thousands of citizens by both state police and vigilantes. Yet understood in its regional context, Duterte’s policy appears to be a continuation rather than a departure from Southeast Asian drug policy, argues Katharine A. Neill, the Alfred C. Glassell, III Postdoctoral Fellow in Drug Policy.

Read her analysis of the Philippines' drug policy in this post on the Baker Institute Blog: