Preparing for War

It was reported this week that hundreds of fighters of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) have undergone combat training in the rough terrains of the Lanao del Sur province. The reports came after news surfaced that the Aquino government and the 11,000 strong MILF were willing to resume peace talks. The talks are of course, aimed at the dearming of […]

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Outmuscling the detention facility’s weak security, suspected Muslim rebels freed thirty-one detainees of the Basilan provincial jail. Of the 31, about ten were Abu Sayaff militants and about three were Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) fighters. And to make matters worst, one of the MILF escapees was a notorious commander who was one of the […]

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Cat and Mouse

After weeks of countless assaults on peaceful civilian settlements, ambushes on military personnel, the Muslim separatist group Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) felt as if they were the dogs of their yard, Mindanao. But after they committed various atrocities against innocent civilians, including arson, murder, in a degree which can be considered as genocide they […]

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Invasion by Proxy

First it was granted autonomy, now its on the verge of independence. Does the government really know what they’re doing or is this just the beginning of another sell-out of a Philippine territory? You may have heard the fuzz about the signing of the Malaysian-brokered peace deal between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation […]

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