National Security Review

2021

Managing Disruptions in the Philippine Security Environment: Revisiting the 2018 the National Security Strategy


The National Security Review (NSR) is published annually by the National Defense College of the Philippines, with editorial office at Room 118, Office of the NDCP President, NDCP Building, General Arturo Enrile Avenue, Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City.

Executive Policy Brief

ECONOMIC COERCION: IMPLICATION TO THE PHILIPPINES AND POSSIBLE COUNTERS

THE CYBER BATTLEGROUND: AN ANALYSIS ON THE USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA FOR TERRORIST RECRUITMENT

PHILIPPINE CYBERSECURITY IN RETROSPECT (2016-2021)

THE PHILIPPINES – VIETNAM STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP: ITS HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT AND IMPORTANCE TO THE PHILIPPINES NATIONAL SECURITY

COUNTERING MARITIME GRAY ZONE CHALLENGES IN SOUTHEAST ASIA: EXPLORING THE ROLE OF ASEAN

Countering Maritime Gray Challenges in Southeast Asia: Examining the Strategic Context

Hybrid Warfare and Its Key Challenges: Implications in the Changing Nature of Security Environment in the Philippines

Defense Diplomacy as Soft Power for the Philippines

Opportunities and Challenges facing Philippine Defense Industrial Development

The Philippines’ Role as ASEAN-EU Country Coordinator: Its Prospects and Challenges for the National Defense Establishment

Philippine Foreign Policy and the Complexities of Cross-Strait Relations

Pursuing Regional Cyber Cooperation:  Implications for the Philippines and the ASEAN

A Closer Look into the Philippines’ Anti-Terrorism Legislation: Assessing its Developments and Perceived Challenges

Defending the Philippines’ Cyberspace Amid COVID-19

The Participation of the AFP Women Peacekeepers in the United Nations Peacekeeping Operations

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Filipino Women in the Security Sector

National Strategies in Addressing the COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons for the Philippines

Suspending the Termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement: Navigating the Geopolitical Currents of the Philippines-US Alliance

Cyberspace as the New Domain for Great Power Competition: Strengthening the Philippines’ Cyber Capability in a Complex Security Environment

SITUATION AWARENESS AND COVID-19: LESSONS LEARNED IN CONVEYING WARNING:  Manmar C Francisco 19 June 2020

A Perspective on Environmental Security in the South China Sea:
Engaging in Environmental Diplomacy, Arielle Ann Nicole Lopez, 1 August 2019

Recognizing Women’s Strength and Sacrifices in Armed Conflict Situations:
Strengthening the National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security, Christine Lisette M Castillo, 18 July 2019

ASEAN Centrality and Regional Security, Rear Admiral Roberto Q Estioko AFP (Ret), PhD, MNSA. , 12 July 2019

The Dynamics of Intra-ASEAN Relations: Implications for Regional Defense Diplomacy , Mico A Galang , 20 June 2019

Empowering the Peace and Order Council: A Security Sector Reform Agenda , James Francis T Miradora , 24 May 2019

Philippines-U.S. Alliance under the Duterte and Trump Administrations: State and System-Level Foreign Policy Considerations

Strengthening Manila’s Maritime Security Posture in the South China Sea: The Role of the Philippines-Japan Strategic Partnership

Power Shifts and International Law: The Geopolitics of the South China Sea Dispute and Its Implications for the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

2017 ADMM and ADMM-Plus: Challenges for Philippine Defense Diplomacy

Reducing the Vulnerability of Women in Disaster Stricken Area 

The Philippines and Arms Trade Treaty: The Call for Safe and Responsible Distribution of Arms

International Order in Transition?: Examining the Politico – Strategic Aspects of China’s Major Foreign Economic Initiatives

Prospects for Japan-Philippines Maritime Security Cooperation in the South China Sea

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria: Direct Threat to the Philippines? Part 2

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria: Profile and Strategic Assessment Part 1

The Dynamics of Great Power Politics in the East China Sea Dispute: Strategic Implications for Philippine Defense Policy (14 October 2014)

Beyond Strategic Ambiguity? Impact of the US Rebalance Strategy of the AFP’s Defense Posture in the West Philippine Sea

A Post-Modernist Glance at the AFP Modernization(18 September 2014)

Regional Energy Security as a Platform for Cooperation (15 September 2014)

Testing the Waters: The Strategic Implications of an Idealist approach in the South China Sea Dispute (19 March 2014)

ROMANTICIZING REALISM: What Does National Security Mean in the NDCP Hymn? (13 March 2014)

How Does the Humanitarian Law Apply in Internal Conflict?: An Enduring Question of Compliance and Complexity (22 Jan 2014)

Why People are Poor and Insecure: Identifying Determinants of Poverty for Peace and Security (17 Jan 2014)

The Disaster of Non-Compliance to Solid Waste Management Act

Trends and Threats in Cyber Space: Are We Secure

Gender and Development in NDCP: Internalizing the Meaning of Mainstreaming

THE NATIONAL SECURITY POLICY, 2011-2016: Understanding the Context and Complexity of Its Pronouncements (31 May 2013)

Philippines-India: Making Impressive Strides in Strengthening Ties (16 May 2013)

Towards a Self-Reliant Defense Force: A Look into at the AFP Modernization Law (17 May 2013)

Revisiting Disaster Management Policy in the Philippines:Some Issues and Concerns (30 April 2013)

The Critical Role of Economic Development in Peace Implementation: Lessons Learned for the Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro (19 April 2013)

Managing the Sabah Crisis: Focus on the Evacuation of Filipinos from the Embattled Zone (12 April 2013)

The Sabah Conundrum: Defining the Agenda for Defense Diplomacy (8 March 2013)

The Writ of Amparo

A Strategic View of the World in the First Decade of 21st Century

National Identity as Imperative to Building the National Community

Sino-Japanese Relations: Roots of Conflict and their Implications for East Asian Regional Community Building

Philippine Perspective on Israel-Hezbollah Conflict

President’s Paper

PERSPECTIVE ON THE PHILIPPINE RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 RESPONSE VOL. 1

THE FUTURE OF PHILIPPINE WARFARE, VOLUME I

“The President’s Papers are published bi-annually by the National Defense College of the Philippines, with editorial office at Room 118, Office of the NDCP President, NDCP Building, General Arturo Enrile Avenue, Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City.”

Faculty Paper

In Focus: Policy Analysis for National Security Studies

Duterte’s Gambit: How the Two-Level Game Theory Explains the Odds of Terminating the US Visiting Forces Agreement by ANANDA DEVI DOMINGO-ALMASE, DPA

“The Faculty Papers are published annually by the National Defense College of the Philippines, with editorial office at Room 118, Office of the NDCP President, NDCP Building, General Arturo Enrile Avenue, Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City.”

Research Agenda

Research Agenda 2020-2022

Monograph

Review Philippine-US Bilateral Defense Relations: The Legal, Military and Diplomacy Perspective

Published Books

Security Sector Reform and Governance in the Philippines