History Matters: Philippine American War and President Duterte’s Mistrust of US

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General Jacob H. Smith’s infamous order “Kill Everyone Over Ten” was the caption in the New York Journal cartoon on May 5, 1902. The caption at the bottom proclaimed, “Criminals Because They Were Born Ten Years Before We Took the Philippines” (photo courtesy: Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=370770)

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