End of Marawi Siege

The deaths of Isnilon Hapilon, Omarkhayam, and Abdullah Maute concluded the Marawi crisis. Though a handful of enemy fighters may have escaped during the early days of the crisis, the deaths of their leaders left a vacuum in their organization. There is no doubt that extremists and other terrorist groups will exploit the destruction of …

Future Trends of Terrorism

(This entry is part of Chapter 6: Operational Environment of the Future.) Click here to go back to Motherbook Contents.

Types of Terrorist Activities

The threat of terrorism is a threat to every person’s life. Terrorism thrives for as long as a culture of silence pervades and communities continue to live in fear. We will not allow the enemy to establish a foothold in our country nor allow terror to reign in our land. But we need each and …

Conclusion

“It is imperative to document our trials, failures, lessons learned, and the success of the Philippine Army in the Battle of Marawi, which led to the eventual neutralization of the ISIS-Maute Terrorist Group in order to prevent a similar incident from happening in the future.” — Lt Gen Rolly Bautista It was the refusal of …

Book 1: Leading From The Heart

An enduring documentation of the leadership journey of the military during the Marawi siege, this book is about the stories and experiences of our leaders during and after the crisis. “Leading from the Heart” is an inspirational book of the Art of Army Leadership. Handbook Series

Art of Army Leadership

This book is an enduring documentation of our leadership journey during the Marawi crisis. It tells our stories and experiences during and after the crisis in the hopes that it will serve as a reference for the next generation of Philippine Army leaders. As part of warfighting functions, leadership became a game-changer in defeating the …

Reflective Journey of Army Leadership

“In times of conflict and confusion, leadership provides direction, mitigates uncertainties, and turns challenges into opportunities.” — Lt Col Jo-ar Herrera Leading from the Heart guides you through a reflective journey of Philippine Army leadership as exhibited throughout the five-month-long Battle of Marawi. In this book, we tell the narratives of some of our Army …

Heart of Leadership

“A leader’s success depends on how he motivates and directs his troops towards the attainment of the vision and the accomplishment of the mission.” — BGen Ramiro Manuel Rey The five-month-long battle of our government forces against the ISIS-Maute Terrorist Group was one of the longest and hardest Urban Warfare documented since World War II. …