The battle to oust Islamic State from Marawi ended in victory for government forces, but the centre of the city was left in ruins. Photo: AFP
Richard Heydarian
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Richard Heydarian

China has key role to play as Duterte tries to build on victory over Islamic State

The victory of the Philippine armed forces over the militants in Marawi was built on support from a wide range of allies. Winning the peace will require a similar effort

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The battle to oust Islamic State from Marawi ended in victory for government forces, but the centre of the city was left in ruins. Photo: AFP
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