Abu Sayyaf Group Exploits Philippine Maritime Soft Targets

Philippines Sulu Abu Sayyaf
Photo: Philippine Coast Guard

An attempted bombing at a wharf in the Philippines’ Sulu archipelago highlights the need for continued vigilance around civilian maritime infrastructure in the southern Philippines. A recent article by Stable Seas explores what this attempt tells us about changing trends in organized political violence in the Philippines’ maritime domain and what can be done to help mitigate the risk. 

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