Hell Breaks Loose in Marawi

“Here are excerpts from a most engaging book on the 2017 siege.” The following are excerpts from the book by Carmela S. Fonbuena “Marawi Siege: Stories from the Frontlines” chronicling the battle for the City of Marawi that involved the largest military operation of the Philippine Armed Forces in recent memory. The book weaves the events …

When Marawi Becomes a Frontline

“What better way to convey the complexity to us than through stories?” This is the first of several columns on the book Marawi Siege: Stories from the Front Lines by Carmela S. Fonbuena. It is a riveting and comprehensive account of the siege of Marawi in May 2017. I encourage my readers to get the …