10 years ago

OverviewWith  arrests or killing of several top-ranking leaders of major terrorist groups in the country especially the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG), and peace talks with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA), terrorist threat in the Philippines has reduced to a great extent.  However, the remnants of the ASG and the “rogue” or “lawless” elements of the MILF continue to carry out attacks at regular intervals.  But, activities of these groups are low-scale and mostly confined to southern Philippines.  Photo (top): Makati City in Manila, Philippines. Photo (right): Abu Sayyaf training camp, date unknown.…

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