Category: mindanao

Impasse in Marawi

Macabangkit B. Lanto Madinnah, Saudi Arabia—The fighting in Marawi is nearing its fourth week, and the prospect is dim that it would end soon. Meanwhile, the Daesh-inspired Maute-Abu Sayyaf forces have achieved their mission of gaining international recognition and the … Continue reading

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saddest independence day ever

Independence Day in Marawi: Philippine flag raised as bombs fall American soldiers spotted in Marawi City Path to Hell: Daesh in the Philippines is a US Project

Marawi’s nightmare

Nesreen Cadar Abdulrauf-Hadjirasid Marawi is a sleepy, idyllic and cold-weather city in Lanao del Sur. The lone city and 39 municipalities surround Lake Lanao; that is why residents are called Maranao—“people by the lake.” Read on…

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The soldier in Martial Law

Amelia H. C. Ylagan He is the namesake of his late father, who was an officer like him, as he, the son, is now as old as his father was then. When did he become so like his father, those … Continue reading

If federalism is the answer, what is the question?

Amina Rasul On Dec. 15, the Philippine Center for Islam and Democracy and the Institute for Autonomy and Governance organized a forum on Federalism, Autonomy, and Mindanao Peace Process at Club Filipino. We gathered leaders of the Bangsamoro diaspora, a … Continue reading

Pro-ISIS Groups in Mindanao and their Links to Indonesia and Malaysia

Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict (IPAC) 25 October 2016 ISIS has deepened cooperation among extremist groups in Southeast Asia, but most law enforcement agencies retain a strongly national orientation, without in-house expertise on groups outside their own borders. At a time … Continue reading

Posted in bangsamoro, mindanao

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