Manila hostage tragedy : a lesson in crisis management
Ava Patricia C. Avila
Date of Issue2010
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
The hostage crisis in Manila took place in Quirino grandstand which commemorates the Philippine democratic struggle, and where elected heads of state take their vow of office, including President Benigno Aquino. The incident reveals the many flaws in the country’s security regime and crisis management strategies.
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