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Is Abu Sayyaf Really Defeated?
November 23, 2017
Is Abu Sayyaf Really Defeated?
After the siege of Marawi and Isnilon Hapilon’s death, what is left of Abu Sayyaf?
Is Abu Sayyaf Really Defeated?
Australia’s New Philippines Counterterrorism Role Takes Shape
October 25, 2017
Australia’s New Philippines Counterterrorism Role Takes Shape
We are beginning to see more specifics around Canberra’s growing assistance in this realm.
Australia’s New Philippines Counterterrorism Role Takes Shape
China Gives New Equipment to Philippines for Marawi Recovery
October 18, 2017
China Gives New Equipment to Philippines for Marawi Recovery
Aid is yet another sign of Beijing’s growing ties with Manila in the Duterte era.
China Gives New Equipment to Philippines for Marawi Recovery
Battle for Marawi Deepens Philippines' Military Budget Challenge
September 22, 2017
Battle for Marawi Deepens Philippines' Military Budget Challenge
The rising terror threat also affects the country’s budget plans for its military modernization.
Battle for Marawi Deepens Philippines' Military Budget Challenge
US, Philippines Launch New Terror Drills
September 21, 2017
US, Philippines Launch New Terror Drills
A fresh counterterrorism exercise is yet another sign of the progress being made in defense ties in the Duterte era.
US, Philippines Launch New Terror Drills
Battle for Marawi Exposes Philippines’ Military Intelligence Crisis
August 16, 2017
Battle for Marawi Exposes Philippines’ Military Intelligence Crisis
The ongoing Marawi crisis has pointed to well-known capability gaps that Manila is now attempting to urgently fill.
Battle for Marawi Exposes Philippines’ Military Intelligence Crisis
What's Behind the New US-Philippines Drone Hype Under Duterte?
August 11, 2017
What's Behind the New US-Philippines Drone Hype Under Duterte?
A recent controversy has much deeper roots and broader realities which the headlines miss.
What's Behind the New US-Philippines Drone Hype Under Duterte?
Can ASEAN Work Together to Fight Regional Terrorism?
August 09, 2017
Can ASEAN Work Together to Fight Regional Terrorism?
As the grouping turns 50, it needs to confront the region's biggest threat.
Can ASEAN Work Together to Fight Regional Terrorism?
Why Has the Philippines’ Military Struggled in its Terror Fight Under Duterte?
August 08, 2017
Why Has the Philippines’ Military Struggled in its Terror Fight Under Duterte?
Despite advances being made, it has been an uphill climb and the challenge is much deeper than the headlines suggest.
Why Has the Philippines’ Military Struggled in its Terror Fight Under Duterte?
Duterte’s Extended Martial Law and the Future of Marawi
July 25, 2017
Duterte’s Extended Martial Law and the Future of Marawi
A closer look at a controversial policy.
Duterte’s Extended Martial Law and the Future of Marawi
Singapore Gives Philippines Military Aid to Fight Islamic State Threat
July 19, 2017
Singapore Gives Philippines Military Aid to Fight Islamic State Threat
City-state offers targeted assistance that will serve as much-needed boosts to Manila’s limited capabilities.
Singapore Gives Philippines Military Aid to Fight Islamic State Threat
Duterte’s Year of Sound and Fury
June 30, 2017
Duterte’s Year of Sound and Fury
One year after his inauguration, how is the Philippine president faring?
Duterte’s Year of Sound and Fury
A New Islamic State Base in the Philippines?
March 28, 2017
A New Islamic State Base in the Philippines?
Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop joins a growing list of officials highlighting the threat.
A New Islamic State Base in the Philippines?
Philippine Militancy in the Spotlight with Freed Norwegian Hostage
September 20, 2016
Philippine Militancy in the Spotlight with Freed Norwegian Hostage
Abu Sayyaf finally releases another captive.
Philippine Militancy in the Spotlight with Freed Norwegian Hostage
Sabah and the War of Meanings
March 25, 2013
Sabah and the War of Meanings
Fighting in Sabah may have ended, but the war of meanings surrounding the Sulu Sultan’s claims is ongoing.
Sabah and the War of Meanings
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