March 10, 2020
Mindanao After Martial Law
By Nick Aspinwall
After 31 months of martial law following the siege of Marawi, both the military and insurgents are still firmly in place.
February 13, 2020
The Philippines Moves to End US Visiting Forces Agreement: What Happens Next?
By Ankit Panda
The decision has kicked off a 180-day countdown that may be used for renegotiation.
June 01, 2019
Japan’s Peacebuilding Prowess: The Case of Marawi City
By Mark Manantan and Dahlia Simangan
It’s time for a new brand of diplomacy for Japan’s new era. Rebuilding Marawi in the Philippines is a good place to start.
February 17, 2018
The Battle of Marawi Is Not Over
By Nina Trige Andersen
A continuing displacement crisis and growing discontent with martial law risk creating yet another conflict.
January 04, 2018
How Does Duterte Use the Philippine Coast Guard?
By Jay Tristan Tarriela
Beyond securing disputed maritime rights, the PCG has an important domestic function.
August 16, 2017
Battle for Marawi Exposes Philippines’ Military Intelligence Crisis
By Prashanth Parameswaran
The ongoing Marawi crisis has pointed to well-known capability gaps that Manila is now attempting to urgently fill.
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?