The Basilan attack: first significant IS battle in Southeast Asia
Date of Issue2016-04-14
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Following the attack by IS on the Philippine army in Western Mindanao, Manila should make fighting IS its national security priority and step up cooperation with its counterparts in Southeast Asia to eliminate the threat. Otherwise, IS will grow and affect the security and stability of the region.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries, 085-16
Nanyang Technological University