I lifted this list of Ishak Mastura’s Top 8 articles on Mindanao Conflict, peace process and ARMM from the Kusogmindanaw egroup with permission to post the list here:
1. “Framing Violence: Nation- and State-Building” by Peter Kreuzer and Mirjam Weiberg (2005, PRIF Reports No. 2);
2. “Mindanao, A Gamble Worth Taking” by Malcolm Cook and Kit Collier (2006, Lowy Institute for International Policy);
3. “The Endless Road to Peace: Armed Separatism and Ancestral Domain in the Muslim Philippines” by Thomas M. McKenna (Paper prepared for the conference on Moblisation for Political Violence: What do We Know? at the Centre for Research on Inequality, Human Security, and Ethnicity at Oxford University, England, U.K. last 17-18 March 2009);
4. “Enduring Civil War in the Philippines, Why the Way to Peace Always Leads to Renewed Warfare” by Peter Kreuzer (Paper for the 2009 World Convention of the Association for the Study of Nationalities, Columbia University 23-25 April 2009);
5. “Evolution of the Armed Conflict on the Moro Front” by Soliman Santos (Paper for the Philippine Human Development Report 2005);
6. “From Rebels to Governors: Patronage Autonomy and Continuing Underdevelopments in Muslim Mindanao” by Miriam Coronel Ferrer (Chapter from the book Regional Minorities and Development in Asia Edited by Huhua Cao and Elizabeth Morrell, Routledge 2009).
7. “Inclusive Peace in Muslim Mindanao: Revisiting the Dynamics of Conflict and Exclusion” by Francisco Lara, Jr. and Phil Champain (International Alert, 2010); and
8. “Patronage and rebels”, Ethno-cultural nationalism, weak state, Constitutional limits and a “broke” Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao” by Fabio Scarpello (unpublished 2010 supposedly for an Australian academic journal).