Growing threat on our doorstep
Does the push by ISIS into the southern Philippines pose a danger for regional nations such as Australia? Ross Peake reports.
The brazen takeover of Marawi, a city of 187,000 people, demonstrates the power of the extremists in the southern province of Mindanao.
It is a stark warning to the Philippines Government and regional nations about the ambition by the terrorist organisation to gain a foothold in southeast Asia.