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Duterte’s repression meets military resistance

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte had the limits of his executive power exposed after a recent botched attempt to imprison without an arrest warrant his chief opposition critic, ex-soldier Senator Antonio Trillanes. The incident has put the populist leader at dangerous loggerheads with his security forces and could later legally redound on him through counter charges […]