IN 2018, MORE THAN a thousand Filipinos clutching placards and flags marched to Luneta Park on September 21, the day of commemoration of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos’s…… Read more “Specter of the Red October: A Hauntology of Philippine State Propaganda under Rodrigo Duterte”
International Relations, Security, Comparative Governments.
The Origins of ISIS under Political Opportunity Structures
Introduction ISLAMIC STATE OF IRAQ and Syria (ISIS) did not emerge overnight like many other movements around the world. The group’s political claims, structure, sectarian motives and…… Read more “The Origins of ISIS under Political Opportunity Structures”
Nation-State Formation: Rigid Development and Evolution from Ethnic Groups, Nation, to Nation-State
Braga: The homogenous and diverse ethnic composition of a state reveals the peculiarity of its origin and the relevant historical events that shaped its past.
Is Tausug a Mere Tribe?
Before the creation of the Republic of the Philippines, the Sulu Sultanate was already by itself a nation-state, running with all the elements of a state: Agama,…… Read more “Is Tausug a Mere Tribe?”