SUNDAY INTERVIEW: Quiet envoy helps seal peace deal
PEACEMAKER: Malaysia has been hailed as the 'honest broker' that kick-started the stalled peace talks between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front. As the lead facilitator in the peace talks, Datuk Tengku Ab Ghafar Tengku Mohamed is the consummate deal maker. Calm, soft-spoken, low-key and comfortable in the background, Tengku Ghafar would be the first to tell you that discretion is key to success in any peace negotiation. ....read more
By: Farrah Naz Karim
Bangsamoro A Nation Under Endless Tyranny It was widely believed forty years ago that people came to the Philippines in several migratory waves through land bridges that once linked the present islands of this country with mainland Asia...more
The Long Road to Peace Inside GRP-MILF Peace Process Negotiation normally succeeds confrontation or extraordinary situation. Lives lost, property destroyed, communities bitterly divided. This is the harsh rule before this pacific approach that is negotiation becomes an option of the parties at war...