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When Democracy Isn’t Popular  

Trump’s admiration for despots is by now well known. But why do a majority of Filipinos still support President Rodrigo Duterte—even as they fear someone close to them will be killed in his drug war?

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Terror and Tyranny in Duterte’s Philippines  

With hundreds dead and more than 300,000 displaced since fighting broke out in mid-May, the crisis in the Philippine city of Marawi has underlined not only the brutality of the Duterte regime, but the shortsightedness of its “leftist” collaborators.

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