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New Fishermen Kidnapping Heightens Security Fears in Borneo
June 20, 2019

New Fishermen Kidnapping Heightens Security Fears in Borneo

By Eileen Ng
After a short lull, a raid on fishing boats sparked renewed concerns about kidnap-for-ransom groups in waters off the island.

20 Dead After Bombing of Cathedral in Southern Philippines
January 29, 2019

20 Dead After Bombing of Cathedral in Southern Philippines

By Associated Press
Over 100 were also wounded in the double bomb attack on Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Jolo.
A Year After Marawi, What’s Left of ISIS in the Philippines?
October 25, 2018

A Year After Marawi, What’s Left of ISIS in the Philippines?

By Michael Hart
What became of the ISIS-linked groups in Mindanao after the Marawi siege?

What Laos Taught the CIA
August 18, 2017

What Laos Taught the CIA

By Mong Palatino
The Agency's role in the country is a reminder that suspicion about U.S. intervention in the region is not without basis.

A Trial Balloon Over Mindanao: The Philippines Weighs US UCAVs in Counterinsurgency
August 09, 2017

A Trial Balloon Over Mindanao: The Philippines Weighs US UCAVs in Counterinsurgency

By Blanchard E. Neuman
Would U.S. unmanned combat aerial vehicles change the game in Mindanao counterinsurgency?

Why Vietnam Must Fight the Islamic State Terror Threat
August 03, 2017

Why Vietnam Must Fight the Islamic State Terror Threat

By Zachary Abuza
The threat presents both challenges and opportunities that Hanoi cannot ignore.

The Drug War, the South China Sea, and Terrorism in Mindanao: Reviewing Duterte's First Year
July 12, 2017

The Drug War, the South China Sea, and Terrorism in Mindanao: Reviewing Duterte's First Year

By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
Rodrigo Duterte's entry into the Philippine presidency in June 2016 carried important geopolitical consequences.
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

By Zachary Abuza
The president needs a more comprehensive strategy if his administration is to make meaningful progress.

Philippine Militancy in the Spotlight with Freed Norwegian Hostage
September 20, 2016

Philippine Militancy in the Spotlight with Freed Norwegian Hostage

By Luke Hunt
Abu Sayyaf finally releases another captive.

Interview: Zachary Abuza on ISIS in Asia
August 03, 2016

Interview: Zachary Abuza on ISIS in Asia

By Shannon Tiezzi, Huang Nan, and Zhang Juan
A closer look at the threat Islamic State poses to the Asia-Pacific.

Abductions at Sea: A 3-Way Security Challenge for Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines
May 05, 2016

Abductions at Sea: A 3-Way Security Challenge for Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines

By Jacqueline Espenilla
As Southeast Asian pirates turn to abductions, what can regional states do?
Has a Philippine Militant Group Gone Regional Amid Islamic State Fears?
November 25, 2015

Has a Philippine Militant Group Gone Regional Amid Islamic State Fears?

By Luke Hunt
The Islamic militant group Abu Sayyaf may be spreading its unwanted tentacles.

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