Local lawyers are fighting to hold the Philippine government accountable. To win, they need international human rights groups to give them more help.
Western democracies that were once reliable defenders of human rights have been consumed by a nativist backlash, leaving an open field for dictators and demagogues.
ISIS is looking to regroup, and is setting its sights eastward.
The Philippines' new "war on drugs" is claiming thousands of lives. But the culture of vigilante violence started with anti-communism.
Donald Trump’s mistake wasn’t lack of discretion. It was being too clever by half.
Russian authorities were apparently understanding.
U.S. presidents and Cabinet officials have met with worse than Duterte, but the Philippine leader is all but invigorating China's rise.
The Filipino president may not get away with all those killings after all.
Just what the dispute-riddled waterway needs is more troops claiming empty atolls.