February 13, 2018
Bangsamoro Peace Process Complicated by Philippine Politics
By Eugene Mark
Despite Duterte’s drams of federalism, the establishment of a Bangsamoro Autonomous Region has stalled.
December 07, 2017
Will the Bangsamoro Peace Process Succeed?
By Lau Seng Yap
The Bangsamoro peace deal may not improve the security situation in or outside of Mindanao.
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.
July 06, 2014
Aquino: The First Filipino Nobel Laureate?
By Mong Palatino
The Philippine president has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Not everybody is happy about it.
April 09, 2014
Bangsamoro Peace Deal for Mindanao: Where’s the Peace?
By Paula Defensor Knack
Hailed as a historic agreement, the latest deal with the MILF has some serious problems.
January 24, 2014
Sultanate Warns Fresh Conflict in Sabah Possible
By Luke Hunt
Last year’s violence may be repeated if Esmail Kiram II sends troops across the border.
September 28, 2013
The Philippines: Counting the Costs in Zamboanga
By raiding the Southern Philippine town of Zamboanga, the MNLF has caused plenty of pain but gained little.
September 11, 2013
Conflict Threatens East Malaysia – Again
The MNLF has vowed to defend their ethnic kin amid Malaysia’s crackdown on illegal immigrants.