July 27, 2022
Does Marcos Jr. Need Martial Law When He Already Has the Anti-Terror Law?
By Michael Beltran
Amid fears of a return to dictatorship, will the Philippines’ new president wield the Anti-Terror Law to its most devastating ends?
July 22, 2022
Philippines’ Martial Law Era Remembered Under a New Marcos Presidency
By Jim Gomez
Activists are keen to push back against propaganda that has portrayed the late dictator's reign as a "golden era."
October 09, 2019
The Trouble with the New Anti-Subversion Act Push for the Philippines
By Luke Lischin
The push for a new move bears noting within the Duterte administration's broader approach to managing security issues.
November 08, 2017
The Mothers Who Fled Marawi
By Lorie Ann Cascaro
Pregnant women and their newborns are among the refugees displaced by conflict in the Philippines.
September 13, 2017
Is Marawi a Harbinger of Chaos to Come?
By Mark Davis Madarang Pablo
To avert the next Marawi Manila needs to make moves toward a more comprehensive security framework.
July 25, 2017
Duterte’s Extended Martial Law and the Future of Marawi
By Chester Cabalza
A closer look at a controversial policy.
June 13, 2017
Why Duterte's Martial Law Declaration in Mindanao Is So Concerning
By Anthony Hustedt
Philippine history shows martial law is more likely to increase extremism than reverse it.
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.
May 30, 2017
Martial Law Comes to Mindanao
By Jeoffrey Maitem
Glimpses of the Philippines' offensive against militants in Marawi City.
May 27, 2017
Martial Law and Duterte's Quest for Federalism
By Chester Cabalza
The declaration of martial law raises new questions about the feasibility of a federal system.
December 06, 2016
Why Duterte Should Fear the Marcos Burial Protest
By Mong Palatino
While the president’s position is still strong, opposition to his rule should not be underestimated.