Southern Philippines: Making Peace Stick in the Bangsamoro
The newly autonomous area in the southern Philippines is progressing toward full self-rule, but delays in the associated peace process and renewed skirmishes are causing concern.
With donor support, regional and national authorities should work to bolster the transition in advance of crucial 2025 elections.
The peace process in the Philippines’ autonomous Bangsamoro region is both largely on track and in peril.
For lasting peace to take hold, all responsible authorities must work to quell violent instability, which persists in pockets, and…