The 2017 Marawi Attacks: Implications for Regional Security
Date of Issue2017-06-15
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
The attacks in Marawi are unprecedented in the length of time terrorists have laid siege on an urban area in the region. Marawi City in Mindanao, southern Philippines has been a warzone. The situation would have been far worse had President Duterte not acted resolutely to place the city under martial law.
Country and Region Studies
RSIS Commentaries, 120–17
Nanyang Technological University