Could Militants in the Philippines Make a Comeback?
Apr 24, 2018 | 08:00 GMT
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- Militant attacks, piracy and kidnapping continue to threaten the southern Philippines six months after the end of fighting in Marawi City.
- Although that threat has diminished, slow movement on the political front gives the threat more time and space to grow.
- Regional interconnectedness means that militant safe havens in the southern Philippines will continue to pose a threat to Malaysia and Indonesia.