29 February 2012
Special Report Issue 45 - The Philippines: Internal and external security challenges
By Zachary Abuza
The Philippines is a large and important country in Southeast Asia, and potentially a more active security partner for Australia. If the Philippines can resolve these various security problems it will strengthen Manila’s place in the emerging Asia–Pacific order.
This paper by Zachary Abuza outlines the range of internal and external challenges facing the Philippines and some of the implications for Australia and the region.