Duterte Blames Drug Money for Marawi Incident

President Rodrigo Duterte has included the war on drugs in the Marawi incident. He said that drug money was being used to fund the rebellion, which Solicitor General Jose Calida further explained as an alliance between terrorists, drug syndicates, and lawless armed men. The move may be designed to lay the predicate for a longer duration and/or wider coverage of martial law. Duterte has said before that martial law is the only…

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