148. The Philippines, War Crimes, Armed Struggle, and New President Rodrigo Duterte with Marjorie Cohn

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Episode Summary

Professor Marjorie Cohn joins Adam Camac to discuss US policies towards the Philippines, cooperation between the governments of the United States and the Philippines during the War on Terror, war crimes in the Philippines, and the presidency of Rodrigo Duterte, including his brutal war on drugs, his foreign policy, and his peace negotiations with opposition groups.

About the Guest

Professor Cohn is professor emerita at Thomas Jefferson School of Law where she taught from 1991-2016, and she is a former president of the National Lawyers Guild. She testified as an expert witness in July 2015 at the people’s tribunal in Washington DC on crimes committed by the Philippine government. She has authored and edited numerous books, including Drones and Targeted Killing: Legal, Moral and Geopolitical Issues, a new edition of which will be published in March.

You can follow her work at Marjoriecohn.com, and you can find her on Twitter.

Biographical information is from marjoriecohn.com.

Related Articles
1. The U.S. Aids and Abets War Crimes in the Philippines by Marjorie Cohn (July 22, 2015)
2. Philippines’ Duterte Seeks Peace by Marjorie Cohn (November 25, 2016)

Book Mentioned
1. Drones and Targeted Killing: Legal, Moral, and Geopolitical Issues edited by Marjorie Cohn

Resources Mentioned
1. Marjoriecohn.com
2. Marjorie Cohn’s Books

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