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Bringing Peace to the Philippines' Troubled South: The Bangsamoro Organic Law
October 02, 2018
Bringing Peace to the Philippines' Troubled South: The Bangsamoro Organic Law
Why would the Philippine government want to credibly commit to peace this time around?
Bringing Peace to the Philippines' Troubled South: The Bangsamoro Organic Law
The Battle of Marawi Is Not Over
February 17, 2018
The Battle of Marawi Is Not Over
A continuing displacement crisis and growing discontent with martial law risk creating yet another conflict.
The Battle of Marawi Is Not Over
Bangsamoro Peace Process Complicated by Philippine Politics
February 13, 2018
Bangsamoro Peace Process Complicated by Philippine Politics
Despite Duterte’s drams of federalism, the establishment of a Bangsamoro Autonomous Region has stalled.
Bangsamoro Peace Process Complicated by Philippine Politics
Is Abu Sayyaf Really Defeated?
November 23, 2017
Is Abu Sayyaf Really Defeated?
After the siege of Marawi and Isnilon Hapilon’s death, what is left of Abu Sayyaf?
Is Abu Sayyaf Really Defeated?
Mayhem in Marawi
October 29, 2017
Mayhem in Marawi
Is the Philippines up to the task of handling the latest wave of Islamist terrorism?
Mayhem in Marawi
Marawi: Behind the Headlines
August 31, 2017
Marawi: Behind the Headlines
How did Marawi become the center of a crisis and what needs to be done next?
Marawi: Behind the Headlines
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 Has the Philippines’ Military Struggled in its Terror Fight Under Duterte?
August 08, 2017
Why Has the Philippines’ Military Struggled in its Terror Fight Under Duterte?
Despite advances being made, it has been an uphill climb and the challenge is much deeper than the headlines suggest.
Why Has the Philippines’ Military Struggled in its Terror Fight Under Duterte?
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
What Did the ASEAN Trilateral Terror Meeting Achieve?
June 28, 2017
What Did the ASEAN Trilateral Terror Meeting Achieve?
The Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia are trying to forge a collective approach to counter terrorism.
What Did the ASEAN Trilateral Terror Meeting Achieve?
US Navy Commander’s Philippines Voyage Reaffirms Alliance in Duterte Era
June 14, 2017
US Navy Commander’s Philippines Voyage Reaffirms Alliance in Duterte Era
U.S. Pacific Fleet Commander Scott Swift was in Manila this week.
US Navy Commander’s Philippines Voyage Reaffirms Alliance in Duterte Era
US Terror Aid to Philippines Signals Enduring Defense Ties Under Duterte
June 08, 2017
US Terror Aid to Philippines Signals Enduring Defense Ties Under Duterte
For all of Duterte’s rhetoric, substantive defense cooperation continues to be advanced, including on terrorism.
US Terror Aid to Philippines Signals Enduring Defense Ties Under Duterte
What Does Duterte’s Martial Law Mean for the Philippine Peace Process?
May 31, 2017
What Does Duterte’s Martial Law Mean for the Philippine Peace Process?
A closer look at how the move has impacted the wider pursuit of peace in the country’s south.
What Does Duterte’s Martial Law Mean for the Philippine Peace Process?
Martial Law Comes to Mindanao
May 30, 2017
Martial Law Comes to Mindanao
Glimpses of the Philippines' offensive against militants in Marawi City.
Martial Law Comes to Mindanao
Duterte Places Philippine Island of Mindanao Under Martial Law. What Next?
May 24, 2017
Duterte Places Philippine Island of Mindanao Under Martial Law. What Next?
Duterte cut short his trip to Russia to return to Manila after declaring martial law over the southern island of Mindanao.
Duterte Places Philippine Island of Mindanao Under Martial Law. What Next?
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