Zachary Abuza - updates

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[ANALYSIS] Philippine defense spending in 2018: What data tells us

Jul 12, 2019 - 1:00 PM

The Philippines has to be smart about improving its security beyond defense budgets and military acquisitions and allocations

War vs pro-ISIS PH groups rages on a year after Marawi siege

May 22, 2018 - 11:25 PM

Marawi was a 'setback' for the Maute Group and Isnilon Hapilon's faction in the Abu Sayyaf Group, but it was a 'propaganda victory' for ISIS, says Southeast Asia security expert Zachary Abuza

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Rappler Talk: What do the Indonesia terror attacks mean for Southeast Asia?

May 16, 2018 - 2:46 PM

Rappler speaks to Southeast Asia terrorism expert Zachary Abuza about the Surabaya bombings

Rappler Talk: ISIS in Southeast Asia

Nov 23, 2015 - 6:12 PM

Why should Southeast Asia be alarmed over ISIS?

The moral compass of ASEAN

Jun 21, 2015 - 4:53 PM

Philippines has become ASEAN s moral compass through its commitment to democracy the rule of law good governance freedom of speech and association economic transparency and international law

Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders (L-R) Philippines President Benigno Aquino III, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, Myanmar President Thein Sein, Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak, Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen, Indonesia President Joko Widodo and Laos Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong link their hand for a group photo session during the opening ceremony of the 25th ASEAN Summit at Myanmar International Convention Center in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, 12 November 2014. Rungroj Yongrit/EPA

Draconian laws' false sense of security

Apr 15, 2015 - 8:30 AM

Real concerns exist about the abuse of these laws They offer little in the way of oversights and protections They also can be misused for political ends

An image grab taken from a propaganda video released on March 17, 2014 by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)'s al-Furqan Media allegedly shows ISIS fighters raising their weapons as they stand on a vehicle mounted with the trademark Jihadists flag at an undisclosed location in the Anbar province. Al-Furqan Media/AFP

China's aggression 'very good' for PH

Jul 20, 2012 - 7:04 AM

The South China Sea dispute has made Manila realize the importance of broadening alliances says a Southeast Asian analyst

#TalkThursday: South China Sea, flashpoint in Asian politics

Jul 19, 2012 - 2:21 PM

Zachary Abuza discusses the brewing conflict in South China Sea conflict and politics in Asia