Duterte picks a fight with his military

Filipino leader drops a daring gauntlet in provoking his armed forces to overthrow his elected government, widely perceived as abusive

Manila, September 22, 2018 1:02 PM (UTC+8)
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (C) talks to military chief General Carlito Galvez (R) and national police chief Oscar Albayalde during a ceremony where seized vehicles and motorcycles were destroyed at the customs yard in Manila on May 30, 2018. Photo: AFP/Ted Aljibe
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (C) talks to military chief General Carlito Galvez (R) and national police chief Oscar Albayalde during a ceremony where seized vehicles and motorcycles were destroyed at the customs yard in Manila on May 30, 2018. Photo: AFP/Ted Aljibe
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