By Reader-Researcher RC
Duterte "happy to slaughter" drug suspects; mentions Hitler
"MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte raised the rhetoric over his bloody anti-crime war to a new level Friday, comparing it to Hitler and the Holocaust and saying he would be 'happy to slaughter' 3 million addicts. Duterte issued his latest threat against drug dealers and users early Friday on returning to his hometown in southern Davao city after visiting Vietnam, where he discussed his anti-drug campaign with Vietnamese leaders and ways for their governments to fight transnational crimes, including illegal drugs. Does he want to be sent to the international criminal court? Because he's working his way there, Robertson said. Duterte's campaign promise to end corruption and crime, especially illegal drugs, within six months of taking office on June 30 carried him to an overwhelming victory in May's presidential election. Since the vote, more than 3,000 suspected drug dealers and users have been killed and nearly 700,000 others have surrendered in his crackdown. Duterte lashed out..."
There is an alternative to the "war" on drugs.
It's called Portugal. At Forbes.
Uncle Sam and Mexico should mimic Portugal.
But then the C.I.A. would be left out of the fun and profit. At The New American.
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