February 23, 2019
Rebel Commanders Become Officials Under Philippines’ Peace Deal
By Jim Gomez
“There’s no more reason for us to carry our guns and continue the war,” says a spokesperson for Muslim rebel groups.
January 21, 2019
Southern Philippines Votes on Autonomy After Long Peace Effort
By Joeal Calupitan
The vote could see rebels finally lay down their arms in return for the creation of a new autonomous region.
December 13, 2018
Competing for the Crown Jewel: The Bangsamoro Plebiscite in Cotabato City
By Luke Lischin
The development holds broader significance for peace in the southern Philippines.
October 02, 2018
Bringing Peace to the Philippines' Troubled South: The Bangsamoro Organic Law
By Fausto Belo Ximenes
Why would the Philippine government want to credibly commit to peace this time around?
February 13, 2018
Bangsamoro Peace Process Complicated by Philippine Politics
By Eugene Mark
Despite Duterte’s drams of federalism, the establishment of a Bangsamoro Autonomous Region has stalled.
December 07, 2017
Will the Bangsamoro Peace Process Succeed?
By Lau Seng Yap
The Bangsamoro peace deal may not improve the security situation in or outside of Mindanao.