President Donald Trump told Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte that he was doing an “unbelievable job” fighting drugs in the country. Duterte promised to end drug use in the Philippines by killing drug dealers and users. A year into his term, thousands of people have died — and Duterte continues to earn historically high approval ratings. As the nation’s police force carries out his bloody anti-drug campaign, it leaves behind a wake of grief in the families of those killed, and a portrait of the price the nation is willing to pay to bring discipline and order to the country.
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