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Philippines: A ‘Failed State'?

Categories: East Asia, Philippines

Is the Philippines a ‘failed state'? Journalist-blogger Manuel L. Quezon III [1] stares into the country's No. 56 position [2] in the Failed State Index [3], pointing to determining criteria defined by…. right, the CIA [4]. He also points to elaborations by the Global Policy Forum [5] and John Robb a.k.a. Global Guerrillas [6].