Are Philippine Militants Looking to Take Advantage of COVID-19?
By Kenneth Yeo
Hints of a united front among Abu Sayyaf Group factions could sorely test a Philippine military already stretched thin by the pandemic.
How Does Duterte Use the Philippine Coast Guard?
By Jay Tristan Tarriela
Beyond securing disputed maritime rights, the PCG has an important domestic function.
Criminals With a Cause: The Crime-Terror Nexus in the Southern Philippines
By Rob Attwell
Kidnappings in the region highlight the complex links between poverty, crime, militancy, and terrorist financing.
Murdered Canadian Highlights Philippines' Abu Sayyaf Challenge for Duterte
By Luke Hunt
The incoming president faces a vexing problem.