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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
Would U.S. unmanned combat aerial vehicles change the game in Mindanao counterinsurgency?
A Trial Balloon Over Mindanao: The Philippines Weighs US UCAVs in Counterinsurgency
Why Vietnam Must Fight the Islamic State Terror Threat
August 03, 2017
Why Vietnam Must Fight the Islamic State Terror Threat
The threat presents both challenges and opportunities that Hanoi cannot ignore.
Why Vietnam Must Fight the Islamic State Terror Threat
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
Rodrigo Duterte's entry into the Philippine presidency in June 2016 carried important geopolitical consequences.
The Drug War, the South China Sea, and Terrorism in Mindanao: Reviewing Duterte's First Year
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
Philippine Militancy in the Spotlight with Freed Norwegian Hostage
September 20, 2016
Philippine Militancy in the Spotlight with Freed Norwegian Hostage
Abu Sayyaf finally releases another captive.
Philippine Militancy in the Spotlight with Freed Norwegian Hostage
Interview: Zachary Abuza on ISIS in Asia
August 03, 2016
Interview: Zachary Abuza on ISIS in Asia
A closer look at the threat Islamic State poses to the Asia-Pacific.
Interview: Zachary Abuza on ISIS in Asia
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
As Southeast Asian pirates turn to abductions, what can regional states do?
Abductions at Sea: A 3-Way Security Challenge for Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines
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?
The Islamic militant group Abu Sayyaf may be spreading its unwanted tentacles.
Has a Philippine Militant Group Gone Regional Amid Islamic State Fears?
US Concludes Special Operations Task Force in the Philippines
March 03, 2015
US Concludes Special Operations Task Force in the Philippines
After 13 years, the U.S. Joint Special Operations Task Force-Philippines (JSOTF-P) will leave the Philippines.
US Concludes Special Operations Task Force in the Philippines
What to Expect From Obama's India Trip
January 24, 2015
What to Expect From Obama's India Trip
Plus, King Abdullah's legacy, China in Africa, inter-Korean diplomacy, and more. Weekend links.
What to Expect From Obama's India Trip
Philippine Islamist Militants Threaten German Hostages
September 26, 2014
Philippine Islamist Militants Threaten German Hostages
The Abu Sayyaf group in the Philippines has threatened to kill two German hostages.
Philippine Islamist Militants Threaten German Hostages
Chinese Tourist Abducted From Malaysian Resort by Armed Gunmen
April 03, 2014
Chinese Tourist Abducted From Malaysian Resort by Armed Gunmen
Two women, a Chinese tourist and a Filipino worker, were abducted by gunman believed to be Philippine militants.
Chinese Tourist Abducted From Malaysian Resort by Armed Gunmen
Misuari Costs MNLF Any Goodwill After Zamboanga Debacle
September 20, 2013
Misuari Costs MNLF Any Goodwill After Zamboanga Debacle
The attack on Zamboanga has severely damaged MNLF’s reputation with leader Nu Misauri at the helm.
Misuari Costs MNLF Any Goodwill After Zamboanga Debacle
Australian Freed from Abu Sayyaf Captivity
March 26, 2013
Australian Freed from Abu Sayyaf Captivity
Australian Warren Rodwell has been freed by Philippine militants after 15 months in captivity.
Australian Freed from Abu Sayyaf Captivity
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