Kidnapping in the Sulu Sea: Implications on Terrorism in the Philippines
By Kenneth Yeo
In the Sulu Seas, kidnap-for-ransom activities perpetrated by Islamic State-linked terrorist networks are on the rise again.
Criminals With a Cause: The Crime-Terror Nexus in the Southern Philippines
By Rob Attwell
Kidnappings in the region highlight the complex links between poverty, crime, militancy, and terrorist financing.
American University of Afghanistan Faculty Kidnapped at Gunpoint in Kabul
By Catherine Putz
No group has claimed the kidnapping of an American and an Australian, both faculty members at AUAF.
Chinese Tourist Abducted From Malaysian Resort by Armed Gunmen
By Shannon Tiezzi
Two women, a Chinese tourist and a Filipino worker, were abducted by gunman believed to be Philippine militants.