American Military Presence in the Southern Philippines: A Comparative Historical Overview

by Patricio Abinales

East-West Center Working Papers, Politics and Security Series, No. 7

Publisher: Honolulu: East-West Center
Publication Date: October 2004
Binding: paper
Pages: 20
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This paper was presented at the workshop In Whose Interests? The Future of the US Military in Asia, held at the East-West Center, February 20-22, 2003. As an initial review of how the current US military presence in Mindanao is viewed locally, this working paper will form the basis of discussion for the Philippine case study for a cross-national study of how citizens in Asia view the presence of US forces within their society.