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How Will the Taliban Affect Violent Extremism in Mindanao?
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.

Deconstructing Abu Sayyaf’s Resilience to Counter-Insurgency Operations
February 05, 2021

Deconstructing Abu Sayyaf’s Resilience to Counter-Insurgency Operations

By Michael Van Ginkel
The insurgency has been remarkably resilient. How has it been able to survive the government's counter-insurgency operations?
COVID-19 and Terrorism in the Southern Philippines: More Trouble Ahead
August 26, 2020

COVID-19 and Terrorism in the Southern Philippines: More Trouble Ahead

By Jasminder Singh and Muhammad Haziq Jani
The Jolo city bombing is just the latest evidence that the Philippines needs a new approach to its terrorism problem.

The Philippines Anti-Terrorism Act: Who Guards the Guardians?
July 06, 2020

The Philippines Anti-Terrorism Act: Who Guards the Guardians?

By Ronald U. Mendoza and Dion L. Romano
The Philippines' terrorism threat is real, and growing. Will the new act change that?

How Terrorists Use Cryptocurrency in Southeast Asia
June 30, 2020

How Terrorists Use Cryptocurrency in Southeast Asia

By V. Arianti and Kenneth Yeo Yaoren
The first transactions involving cryptocurrencies have been made recently by Islamic State-linked terrorist networks in the Philippines.

What’s in the Philippines’ New Anti-Terrorism Act?
February 26, 2020

What’s in the Philippines’ New Anti-Terrorism Act?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A key legal change in the country’s counterterrorism approach is moving closer to reality.

Countering Violent Extremism After Mindanao’s ‘New Dawn’
February 15, 2020

Countering Violent Extremism After Mindanao’s ‘New Dawn’

By Michael Henry Yusingco
A coherent approach to violent extremism is need in the new Bangsamoro Autonomous Region.
What’s Next for Israel-Philippines Counterterrorism Cooperation?
January 27, 2020

What’s Next for Israel-Philippines Counterterrorism Cooperation?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A recent interaction spotlighted the future prospects for collaboration on this issue and beyond.

What’s Behind the Philippines’ New Strategy for Countering Violent Extremism?
July 23, 2019

What’s Behind the Philippines’ New Strategy for Countering Violent Extremism?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at the significance of a new national action plan on violent extremism.

Are Suicide Bombings Becoming a New Normal in the Philippines?  
July 02, 2019

Are Suicide Bombings Becoming a New Normal in the Philippines?  

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A recent attack has raised the prospect that suicide bombings may be taking root in the Southeast Asian state.

What's in the First Israel-Philippines Counterterrorism Training Engagement?
June 20, 2019

What's in the First Israel-Philippines Counterterrorism Training Engagement?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Both sides are moving forward with the first-ever publicly disclosed interaction of this kind in the Philippines.
Is Marawi City ‘Alive and Booming’ or a ‘Ghost Town’?
May 01, 2019

Is Marawi City ‘Alive and Booming’ or a ‘Ghost Town’?

By Dahlia Simangan
The answer, oddly, is both – and that says a lot about reconstruction efforts.

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