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Military trucks drive past destroyed buildings and a mosque in what had been the center of fighting in Marawi on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on Oct. 25, days after the military declared that the battle against ISIS-linked militants was over. Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A girl is vaccinated against dengue as part of a public immunization program for children in the Philippines. The program was suspended after the company raised safety concerns about the vaccination. Dondi Tawatao/Getty Images hide caption

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte looks on during the 20th ASEAN China Summit in Manila, Philippines, on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. Ezra Acayan/AP hide caption

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The Deadly Cost Of Duterte's War On Drugs

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President Trump shakes hand with Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte during the gala dinner marking ASEAN's 50th anniversary in Manila, Philippines, on Sunday. Athit Perawongmetha/AP hide caption

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte meets Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Oct. 24 at the 11th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Defense Ministers' Meeting at the former Clark Air Base outside Manila. Dondi Tawatao/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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With Mattis Trip To Philippines, Reminders Of Waning U.S. Influence In Region

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Manila Archbishop Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle arrives at the Synod Hall on Oct. 8, 2014, in Vatican City, Vatican. Tagle has called for an end to the bloody war on drugs in the Philippines. Franco Origlia/Getty Images hide caption

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Relatives of an alleged drug dealer killed during a police anti-drug operation react upon seeing his body in Manila on Thursday. Police in the Philippine capital shot dead more than two dozen drug suspects in another round of anti-drug raids, authorities said, as they followed President Rodrigo Duterte's call for dozens of deaths a day. Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte gives a speech during Eid al-Fitr celebrations marking the end of Ramadan at the Malacanang Palace in Manila on June 27. Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A man looks on during government airstrikes in the early morning Friday in Marawi. Residents had a brief respite from the fighting Sunday, but gunfire quickly returned to the city after a cease-fire was lifted. Linus G. Escandor ll/AP hide caption

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Philippine Sen. Leila de Lima, a former human rights commissioner and one of President Rodrigo Duterte's most vocal opponents, waves to supporters after appearing at a court in suburban Manila on Feb. 24. She was arrested on drug-related charges that she denies. Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Jailed Philippine Senator: 'I Won't Be Silenced Or Cowed'

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Smoke billows from the Marawi city center after an air attack by Philippine government troops on May 30. Philippine government troops have been battling ISIS-linked militants. Jes Aznar/Getty Images hide caption

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An airstrike rips through a suspected militant hideout in Marawi on Friday. The U.S. is now providing "technical assistance" in the fight to retake the city, according to a Philippine military spokesman. Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Philippine army Scout Rangers crouch in a classroom during a mission to flush out militant snipers in Marawi on Tuesday. Using these snipers, human shields and their knowledge of the city, the ISIS-linked militants have continued to maintain their grasp on parts of the city. Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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