February 23, 2019
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.
November 23, 2017
Is Abu Sayyaf Really Defeated?
By Michael Hart
After the siege of Marawi and Isnilon Hapilon’s death, what is left of Abu Sayyaf?
June 21, 2017
Asia's Deadly Pirates
By Neil Thompson
Asia sees more kidnappings and armed robberies at sea than anywhere else in the world.
June 13, 2017
Why Duterte's Martial Law Declaration in Mindanao Is So Concerning
By Anthony Hustedt
Philippine history shows martial law is more likely to increase extremism than reverse it.
June 02, 2017
Marawi Siege: Testing the Philippines' Anti-Terror Law
By Chester Cabalza
10 years after the law's passage, the violence in Mindanao highlights legal weaknesses.
April 11, 2017
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.
April 28, 2016
Trouble in the Southern Philippines: Problems and Prospects
By Zachary Abuza
A closer look at a complex and often oversimplified situation.
February 11, 2016
Philippines Captures Top Militant of Splinter Rebel Group
By Prashanth Parameswaran
High-ranking leader Hasan Indal nabbed in a joint operation.