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Are Priests Duterte's Fiercest Foes?

Are Priests Duterte's Fiercest Foes?

Sheila Coronel, a professor at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, explores whether priests in the Philippines are Duterte's fiercest foes.

USIP Philippines Peace Agreements Collection Table of Contents

Toward Peace in the Southern Philippines: A Summary and Assessment of the USIP Philippine Facilitation Project, 2003-2007

GRP-MNLF Statement of Understanding

The Tripoli Agreement

Jeddah Accord

Interim GRP-MNLF Ceasefire Agreement

Conflict and Compromise in the Southern Philippines: The Case of Moro Identity

Implementing Guidelines on the Security Aspect of the GRP-MILF Tripoli Agreement of Peace of 2001

General Framework of Agreement of Intent Between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF)

1997 Agreement by the Government of the Philippines and the MILF

The Mindanao Peace Talks: Another Opportunity to Resolve the Moro Conflict in the Philippines

The Contested Corners of Asia: Subnational Conflict and International Development Assistance

Rebellion, Political Violence and Shadow Crimes in the Bangsamoro

Applying a Violence Intensity Index in the Bangsamoro

Violence in the Bangsamoro and Southern Mindanao



Behind the Facade: Election Under Authoritarianism in Southeast Asia

Since the 1990s, vast sums of money and time have been invested in training and resources to hold elections around the world, including in parts of Southeast Asia. The conventional wisdom is that elections either enable or consolidate democracy. Where they do not have either of these effects, the reasoning goes, it’s because the design of elections is not yet right, or conditions in which they have been held are not yet sufficiently matured as to make democracy possible. 

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Talking Indonesia: A New Criminal Code

What deficits in criminal law is the draft revised criminal code seeking to address and how have controversial regressive articles emerged? What will the implications be for Indonesian democracy if the current draft passes? Dr Dave McRae discusses these issues and more with Anugerah Rizki Akbari in the latest episode of Talking Indonesia.

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Podcast: Motorcycle Taxi Drivers, Mobility and Politics in Bangkok

Owners of the Map not only confronts the specific realities of ordinary Thais resisting military authoritarianism, but also the question of how modes of circulation can become sites of collective action, particularly for precarious workers, in the neoliberal moment.

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Talking Indonesia: Being Chinese and Muslim

Jemma Purdey discusses ethnic Chinese Indonesians with Dr. Hew Wai Weng, a fellow in the Institute of Malaysian and International Studies, UKM.

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Talking Indonesia: Urban Youth

Even though more than half of Indonesia’s population is under the age of 30, little research has been done into the attitudes of the country’s youth.

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Professor Duncan McCargo Quoted in South China Morning Post

NYSEAN's co-founder Professor Duncan McCargo was quoted in a South China Morning Post article titled "In Hong Kong and Singapore, Thaksin Shinawatra Prepares His Party For Elections in Thailand."

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Duncan McCargo Publishes the Article “Thailand in 2017: Politics on Hold” in Asian Survey

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Lien-Hang Nguyen Discusses the Legacy of the 1968 Tet Offensive

Lien-Hang Nguyen, the Dorothy Borg Associate Professor in the History of the United States and East Asia at Columbia University, discusses the global impact of the 1968 Tet battles.

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