The Philippine war on drugs takes a turn as ISIS begins to profit off large scale drug trafficking in the country's Muslim regions. In the south, military units mount a counterattack to prevent the terror group from seizing the city of Marawi.
In the Philippines, an ISIS flag is raised in the city of Marawi as jihadist militants try to take control of this predominantly Muslim region. The crew travels to Marawi to see how illegal drugs are funding the notorious terror group.
In the Philippines, President Duterte's all-out drug war rapidly fills local jails, while elsewhere vigilantes try to cleanse their neighborhoods of criminals and addicts. In a city slum, a nighttime operation yields dozens of new arrests.
The Philippine police are increasingly turning to "Buy Busts", a new tactic where they lure high level dealers and traffickers moving major product. In Manila, informants set the bait and police units move in for the bust.
In the Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte declares open season on anyone caught dealing or using drugs. In the capital of Manila, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency heads out on a massive multi-target drug raid.
Guatemalan drug gangs are taking over small local businesses, using local hotels and restaurants as fronts for selling drugs. Hundreds of police officers execute big raids on these small-time dealers in hopes of crippling the larger drug players.