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Why Duterte's Martial Law Declaration in Mindanao Is So Concerning
June 13, 2017
Why Duterte's Martial Law Declaration in Mindanao Is So Concerning
Philippine history shows martial law is more likely to increase extremism than reverse it.
Why Duterte's Martial Law Declaration in Mindanao Is So Concerning
Is the Philippines’ Duterte Really a Leftist?
May 02, 2017
Is the Philippines’ Duterte Really a Leftist?
The reality is much more complex than some – including the president himself – are making it out to be.
Is the Philippines’ Duterte Really a Leftist?
How Will the Philippines’ Military Join Duterte’s Drug War?
February 23, 2017
How Will the Philippines’ Military Join Duterte’s Drug War?
Though it is certain to play a role, the specifics remain unclear.
How Will the Philippines’ Military Join Duterte’s Drug War?
Why Duterte Should Fear the Marcos Burial Protest
December 06, 2016
Why Duterte Should Fear the Marcos Burial Protest
While the president’s position is still strong, opposition to his rule should not be underestimated.
Why Duterte Should Fear the Marcos Burial Protest
Will Reburying Marcos Be Duterte's Downfall?
November 23, 2016
Will Reburying Marcos Be Duterte's Downfall?
Anger at the glorification of an old dictator puts President Duterte in the firing line.
Will Reburying Marcos Be Duterte's Downfall?
Hero or Villain? Burial Reveals Philippines' Deep Divide on Ferdinand Marcos
November 19, 2016
Hero or Villain? Burial Reveals Philippines' Deep Divide on Ferdinand Marcos
Marcos' burial at Heroes' Cemetery points to a deep divide: Was the Marcos era the "good old days" or a reign of terror?
Hero or Villain? Burial Reveals Philippines' Deep Divide on Ferdinand Marcos
Indonesia and Philippines Confront Ghosts of Dictators Past
June 07, 2016
Indonesia and Philippines Confront Ghosts of Dictators Past
Domestic debates about Suharto and Marcos reflect lingering divides about their legacies.
Indonesia and Philippines Confront Ghosts of Dictators Past
The Many Surprises of the 2016 Philippines Elections
May 12, 2016
The Many Surprises of the 2016 Philippines Elections
Poll results point to several outcomes few would have expected just months ago.
The Many Surprises of the 2016 Philippines Elections
5 Trends That Define the 2016 Philippine Elections
May 07, 2016
5 Trends That Define the 2016 Philippine Elections
As the country prepares to go to the polls, a look at some notable developments during the campaign up to this point.
5 Trends That Define the 2016 Philippine Elections
Remembering 'People Power' in ASEAN
February 23, 2016
Remembering 'People Power' in ASEAN
30 years after the fall of the Philippines' dictatorship, a look at the legacy of "People Power" in the region.
Remembering 'People Power' in ASEAN
Philippine ‘People Power’ Thirty Years On
February 09, 2016
Philippine ‘People Power’ Thirty Years On
The legacy of People Power in the Philippines remains ambiguous.
Philippine ‘People Power’ Thirty Years On
What 1965 Means in Southeast Asia
October 30, 2015
What 1965 Means in Southeast Asia
The year 1965 is politically significant in several Southeast Asian states.
What 1965 Means in Southeast Asia
Southeast Asia’s Color Protests
September 01, 2015
Southeast Asia’s Color Protests
Malaysia's protests have some colorful parallels in the region.
Southeast Asia’s Color Protests
End of 30-Year Hunt for Marcos Billions?
January 08, 2013
End of 30-Year Hunt for Marcos Billions?
The Philippines may conclude its effort to retrieve the former dictator’s fortune — with less than half recovered.
End of 30-Year Hunt for Marcos Billions?
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