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Is There Really a New Duterte Coup Plot in the Philippines?
October 06, 2018
Is There Really a New Duterte Coup Plot in the Philippines?
A recent wave of speculation risks conflating actual legitimate opposition with potential and unproven coup attempts.
Is There Really a New Duterte Coup Plot in the Philippines?
Bringing Peace to the Philippines' Troubled South: The Bangsamoro Organic Law
October 02, 2018
Bringing Peace to the Philippines' Troubled South: The Bangsamoro Organic Law
Why would the Philippine government want to credibly commit to peace this time around?
Bringing Peace to the Philippines' Troubled South: The Bangsamoro Organic Law
Duterte’s Media War in the Philippines
September 24, 2018
Duterte’s Media War in the Philippines
The lack of justice in the Maguindanao Massacre underscores Duterte's contempt for journalists.
Duterte’s Media War in the Philippines
What Does Duterte’s War on Trillanes Mean for the Philippines?
September 13, 2018
What Does Duterte’s War on Trillanes Mean for the Philippines?
A closer look at an incident that has dominated Manila for weeks.
What Does Duterte’s War on Trillanes Mean for the Philippines?
Environmental Defenders Under Pressure Across Southeast Asia
September 06, 2018
Environmental Defenders Under Pressure Across Southeast Asia
A recent regional forum addressed the “global crisis” of killings and abuses linked to land.
Environmental Defenders Under Pressure Across Southeast Asia
Indigenous Groups Descend on Manila Court to Protest Terror-List
September 05, 2018
Indigenous Groups Descend on Manila Court to Protest Terror-List
The groups gathered to press for the dismissal of a proscription list that labels indigenous leaders as “terrorist.”
Indigenous Groups Descend on Manila Court to Protest Terror-List
South China Sea: Philippine Navy Flagship Runs Aground at Half-Moon Shoal
September 01, 2018
South China Sea: Philippine Navy Flagship Runs Aground at Half-Moon Shoal
BRP Gregorio del Pilar is being recovered after suffering damage.
South China Sea: Philippine Navy Flagship Runs Aground at Half-Moon Shoal
Fire and Fury: Duterte’s Revolutionary Foreign Policy
September 01, 2018
Fire and Fury: Duterte’s Revolutionary Foreign Policy
How far can Duterte’s rebalance away from the United States (and toward China) progress?
Fire and Fury: Duterte’s Revolutionary Foreign Policy
Is the Congress Coup in the Philippines a Threat to Duterte?
August 01, 2018
Is the Congress Coup in the Philippines a Threat to Duterte?
The development could have important implications for Duterte’s remaining time in office and Philippine politics more generally.
Is the Congress Coup in the Philippines a Threat to Duterte?
What Does Duterte’s Signing of the Bangsamoro Law Mean?
August 01, 2018
What Does Duterte’s Signing of the Bangsamoro Law Mean?
A closer look at a notable development.
What Does Duterte’s Signing of the Bangsamoro Law Mean?
Investors Fret as Duterte’s Popularity Slumps
July 17, 2018
Investors Fret as Duterte’s Popularity Slumps
Will Duterte's crass and unpredictable style impact the Philippine economy?
Investors Fret as Duterte’s Popularity Slumps
Another Violent Spike in Duterte’s Drug War
July 13, 2018
Another Violent Spike in Duterte’s Drug War
Recent weeks have seen another rise in violence that has placed greater scrutiny on the Philippine president and his methods.
Another Violent Spike in Duterte’s Drug War
Why Duterte’s ‘Stupid’ God Remark Wasn’t a Smart Idea in the Philippines
June 29, 2018
Why Duterte’s ‘Stupid’ God Remark Wasn’t a Smart Idea in the Philippines
A recent controversy shows that the president continues to needlessly alienate segments of the Philippine people.
Why Duterte’s ‘Stupid’ God Remark Wasn’t a Smart Idea in the Philippines
Joshua Kurlantzick on Democratic Regression in SE Asia
June 29, 2018
Joshua Kurlantzick on Democratic Regression in SE Asia
Democracy in Southeast Asia seems to be in decline. How bad is the situation?
Joshua Kurlantzick on Democratic Regression in SE Asia
Duterte’s Anti-Women Behavior Sparks the Philippines’ Own #MeToo Moment
June 27, 2018
Duterte’s Anti-Women Behavior Sparks the Philippines’ Own #MeToo Moment
A recent social media campaign in the country is a further sign of growing opposition against the president.
Duterte’s Anti-Women Behavior Sparks the Philippines’ Own #MeToo Moment
Filipino Women Confront the Latest Government Crackdown
April 26, 2018
Filipino Women Confront the Latest Government Crackdown
As the Duterte administration strives to silence them, women activists in the Philippines speak up.
Filipino Women Confront the Latest Government Crackdown
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