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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
Duterte Must Move Beyond Martial Law to Counter Terrorism in the Philippines
June 10, 2017
Duterte Must Move Beyond Martial Law to Counter Terrorism in the Philippines
The president needs a more comprehensive strategy if his administration is to make meaningful progress.
Duterte Must Move Beyond Martial Law to Counter Terrorism in the Philippines
What Does Duterte’s Martial Law Mean for the Philippine Peace Process?
May 31, 2017
What Does Duterte’s Martial Law Mean for the Philippine Peace Process?
A closer look at how the move has impacted the wider pursuit of peace in the country’s south.
What Does Duterte’s Martial Law Mean for the Philippine Peace Process?
Martial Law and Duterte's Quest for Federalism
May 27, 2017
Martial Law and Duterte's Quest for Federalism
The declaration of martial law raises new questions about the feasibility of a federal system.
Martial Law and Duterte's Quest for Federalism
Duterte Places Philippine Island of Mindanao Under Martial Law. What Next?
May 24, 2017
Duterte Places Philippine Island of Mindanao Under Martial Law. What Next?
Duterte cut short his trip to Russia to return to Manila after declaring martial law over the southern island of Mindanao.
Duterte Places Philippine Island of Mindanao Under Martial Law. What Next?
Can Duterte’s Philippines Add Turkey and Mongolia to ASEAN?
May 18, 2017
Can Duterte’s Philippines Add Turkey and Mongolia to ASEAN?
The suggestion demonstrates an unsurprisingly poor understanding of the regional grouping and the complex choices it faces.  
Can Duterte’s Philippines Add Turkey and Mongolia to ASEAN?
Is Rodrigo Duterte Really Anti-American?
May 13, 2017
Is Rodrigo Duterte Really Anti-American?
The Philippine president’s actions prove that this label is far too simplistic.
Is Rodrigo Duterte Really Anti-American?
Duterte to Visit Hong Kong and Cambodia En Route to Belt and Road Summit
May 11, 2017
Duterte to Visit Hong Kong and Cambodia En Route to Belt and Road Summit
Duterte will make two stops on his way to Beijing.
Duterte to Visit Hong Kong and Cambodia En Route to Belt and Road Summit
Where Are US-ASEAN Ties Headed in the Trump Era?
May 06, 2017
Where Are US-ASEAN Ties Headed in the Trump Era?
Will ASEAN-U.S. ties flounder in the Trump era as the United States' attention shifts to Northeast Asia?
Where Are US-ASEAN Ties Headed in the Trump Era?
Trump and Southeast Asia: Sustaining the Maritime Pivot
May 06, 2017
Trump and Southeast Asia: Sustaining the Maritime Pivot
The new administration needs to rethink deterrence in the South China Sea.
Trump and Southeast Asia: Sustaining the Maritime Pivot
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?
The China Benham Rise Controversy: A Wake Up Call for the Philippines?
April 11, 2017
The China Benham Rise Controversy: A Wake Up Call for the Philippines?
The recent flashpoint could be an opportunity for Manila to take some steps that are long overdue.
The China Benham Rise Controversy: A Wake Up Call for the Philippines?
Duterte’s Drug War is Distracting From His Social Reform Agenda
March 28, 2017
Duterte’s Drug War is Distracting From His Social Reform Agenda
By focusing on the controversial campaign, the president is taking attention away from commendable initiatives.
Duterte’s Drug War is Distracting From His Social Reform Agenda
Philippines’ Duterte Ends ASEAN Tour with Thailand Visit
March 23, 2017
Philippines’ Duterte Ends ASEAN Tour with Thailand Visit
Trip sees gains mainly on the economic side.
Philippines’ Duterte Ends ASEAN Tour with Thailand Visit
South China Sea: Is China Considering Construction Work at Scarborough Shoal Again?
March 18, 2017
South China Sea: Is China Considering Construction Work at Scarborough Shoal Again?
New signs emerge that the prospect of Chinese construction at South China Sea hasn't entirely faded since 2016.
South China Sea: Is China Considering Construction Work at Scarborough Shoal Again?
What’s Next for Philippine Military Modernization Under Duterte?
March 17, 2017
What’s Next for Philippine Military Modernization Under Duterte?
A closer look at what we might expect.
What’s Next for Philippine Military Modernization Under Duterte?
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