Barangay Elections in the Bangsamoro: A Crucial Test for the Future of the BARMM
By Cheng Xu and Jacques Bertrand
Upcoming local elections in the BARMM, an autonomous region in the southern Philippines, will have implications for the 2025 Bangsamoro parliamentary election and the region's future stability.
War and Peace in the Philippines
By Zachary Abuza
With the BARMM’s first birthday, the peace process in the southern Philippines reaches a milestone.
Rebel Commanders Become Officials Under Philippines’ Peace Deal
By Jim Gomez
“There’s no more reason for us to carry our guns and continue the war,” says a spokesperson for Muslim rebel groups.
Competing for the Crown Jewel: The Bangsamoro Plebiscite in Cotabato City
By Luke Lischin
The development holds broader significance for peace in the southern Philippines.