Trump, Duterte Strike Up a Friendship, Sidestep Thorny Issues - WSJ

The WallStreet Journal| Tue Nov 14 01:00:59 EST 2017
MANILA—President Donald Trump and Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte found common ground during their first extended meeting, but skirted difficult issues such as alleged human-rights abuses in Mr. Duterte’s war on drugs and Chinese claims to the South China Sea. The meeting on Monday was seen as a way for the U.S. and the Philippines to repair a historically close relationship that was shaken last year because of Mr. Duterte’s anti-American rhetoric....

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