Moro Islamic Liberation Front

Asian War Cries

By Michael Vatikiotis It has been a terrible year so far in terms of security in the Asia Pacific region. Japan and China have come close to trading blows over disputed Senkaku/ Diaoyu islands in the East China Sea; North Korea…

The Leaderboard: Mohagher Iqbal

Who is he? Mohagher Iqbal is the chief negotiator for the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), an Islamist group on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao that has waged a decades-long insurgency seeking independence. Iqbal negotiated with nine successive government…