President’s Duterte’s “War on Drugs”

President’s Duterte’s recent instruction for the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to assist the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in the implementation of his “War on Drugs” campaign does not violate the constitution or any legal statute in the Philippines. Unlike in the US, the Philippines does not have a Posse Comitatus Act. Although…

Thailand: The Way Ahead

Background and the Current Political Situation in Thailand Thailand has been the subject of international attention since protests engulfed the capital of Bangkok in early November. The protests originally targeted an ill-conceived amnesty bill pushed through the lower House of Parliament meant to grant protection from prosecution to all those involved in the political upheavals…