September 22, 2021
How Will the Taliban Affect Violent Extremism in Mindanao?
By Kenneth Yeo
Violent extremists in the southern Philippines have generally remained aloof from global jihadist currents, but Manila should not be complacent.
May 19, 2021
Duterte Threatens ‘All-Out Offensive’ After More Violence in Mindanao
By Nick Aspinwall
A recent spike in clashes is threatening a fragile peace between the Philippine government and Moro Muslims in Mindanao.
April 02, 2021
Thousands of Families Are Being Displaced by Violent Clashes in Mindanao
By Nick Aspinwall
A renewal of conflict between the Philippine military and an extremist group has shaken the Bangasmoro Autonomous Region.
September 24, 2019
Amid Crackdown, a Lumad School Opens in Manila
By Michael Beltran
A school for evacuated indigenous youth recently opened inside a Manila university.
June 05, 2019
Joint Force Commander Visit Highlights Brunei-Philippines Military Relations
By Prashanth Parameswaran
The trip spotlighted some of the ongoing military interactions between the two sides.
March 21, 2019
The Forgotten Key to Maritime Security in the Sulu-Celebes Seas
By Jay Benson
Economic development in coastal communities will help stem the flow of illegal behavior.
August 01, 2018
What Does Duterte’s Signing of the Bangsamoro Law Mean?
By Erin Cook
A closer look at a notable development.
September 26, 2017
Making Local Education Work in the Philippines
By The Breakaway Media
The lumads see education as the key to development.
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.
August 31, 2017
Marawi: Behind the Headlines
By Rory MacNeil
How did Marawi become the center of a crisis and what needs to be done next?
August 08, 2017
US Considers Direct Military Involvement in Fight Against Islamic State-Affiliated Militants in Mindanao
By Ankit Panda
U.S. drone strikes against the Islamic State in the Philippines may not be decisive in terminating the conflict.
August 07, 2017
Will Duterte Abandon the Left in the Philippines?
By Mong Palatino
Though there are signs of a fraying of ties, the future outlook remains murky.