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Why Duterte's Martial Law Declaration in Mindanao Is So Concerning
June 13, 2017
Why Duterte's Martial Law Declaration in Mindanao Is So Concerning
Philippine history shows martial law is more likely to increase extremism than reverse it.
Why Duterte's Martial Law Declaration in Mindanao Is So Concerning
Duterte Must Move Beyond Martial Law to Counter Terrorism in the Philippines
June 10, 2017
Duterte Must Move Beyond Martial Law to Counter Terrorism in the Philippines
The president needs a more comprehensive strategy if his administration is to make meaningful progress.
Duterte Must Move Beyond Martial Law to Counter Terrorism in the Philippines
Can Duterte Bring Peace to the Philippines?
November 25, 2016
Can Duterte Bring Peace to the Philippines?
Forging peace in Mindanao is a far more challenging task than many appreciate.
Can Duterte Bring Peace to the Philippines?
Progress in the Philippine Peace Process Under Duterte
October 12, 2016
Progress in the Philippine Peace Process Under Duterte
The initiative is arguably a silver lining in the president's controversial tenure thus far.
Progress in the Philippine Peace Process Under Duterte
Trouble in the Southern Philippines: Problems and Prospects
April 28, 2016
Trouble in the Southern Philippines: Problems and Prospects
A closer look at a complex and often oversimplified situation.
Trouble in the Southern Philippines: Problems and Prospects
Elections in The Philippines: New Hope for Peace?
April 26, 2016
Elections in The Philippines: New Hope for Peace?
With campaigning well underway for the presidential election on May 9, a look at the implications for peace.
Elections in The Philippines: New Hope for Peace?
Women in Combat: Both Spoilers and Enablers of Peace
February 15, 2016
Women in Combat: Both Spoilers and Enablers of Peace
Popular distortions often applied to women’s functions in war can obstruct the peace process.
Women in Combat: Both Spoilers and Enablers of Peace
Philippines Captures Top Militant of Splinter Rebel Group
February 11, 2016
Philippines Captures Top Militant of Splinter Rebel Group
High-ranking leader Hasan Indal nabbed in a joint operation.
Philippines Captures Top Militant of Splinter Rebel Group
Violence in the Philippines Feared After Peace Deal Setback
February 05, 2016
Violence in the Philippines Feared After Peace Deal Setback
Congress fails to approve the Bangsamoro Basic Law, threatening to undermine a peace deal to end a decades-long insurgency.
Violence in the Philippines Feared After Peace Deal Setback
Road to Nowhere? Peace Efforts in the Southern Philippines
October 29, 2015
Road to Nowhere? Peace Efforts in the Southern Philippines
The derailing of the work of peace makers is raising the odds of renewed conflict in Mindanao.
Road to Nowhere? Peace Efforts in the Southern Philippines
Philippines, Malaysia Hold Joint Naval Exercises Amid Security Concerns
August 25, 2015
Philippines, Malaysia Hold Joint Naval Exercises Amid Security Concerns
Drills focus on maritime security and transnational crime
Philippines, Malaysia Hold Joint Naval Exercises Amid Security Concerns
Philippine Peace Deal Suffers Another Blow
June 12, 2015
Philippine Peace Deal Suffers Another Blow
The Senate fails to pass a key bill, leaving the peace process hanging in the balance
Philippine Peace Deal Suffers Another Blow
Diplomatic Access: The Philippines
April 01, 2015
Diplomatic Access: The Philippines
Philippine Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. on the South China Sea disputes, the rebalance to Asia, and more.
Diplomatic Access: The Philippines
Philippines Peace Deal Again Under Threat
March 16, 2015
Philippines Peace Deal Again Under Threat
Another round of violence in the south of the country puts a hard-earned peace agreement at risk.
Philippines Peace Deal Again Under Threat
Malaysian Peacekeepers Could Face Toughest Challenge Yet
March 04, 2015
Malaysian Peacekeepers Could Face Toughest Challenge Yet
The country’s armed forces chief signals rough road ahead for peace monitors.
Malaysian Peacekeepers Could Face Toughest Challenge Yet
Philippine Peace Pact in Peril?
January 27, 2015
Philippine Peace Pact in Peril?
Clash risks complicating fragile peace between the government and Muslim rebels.
Philippine Peace Pact in Peril?
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