Category: terrorism

Impasse in Marawi

Macabangkit B. Lanto Madinnah, Saudi Arabia—The fighting in Marawi is nearing its fourth week, and the prospect is dim that it would end soon. Meanwhile, the Daesh-inspired Maute-Abu Sayyaf forces have achieved their mission of gaining international recognition and the … Continue reading

Posted in mindanao, terrorism

saddest independence day ever

Independence Day in Marawi: Philippine flag raised as bombs fall American soldiers spotted in Marawi City Path to Hell: Daesh in the Philippines is a US Project

The soldier in Martial Law

Amelia H. C. Ylagan He is the namesake of his late father, who was an officer like him, as he, the son, is now as old as his father was then. When did he become so like his father, those … Continue reading

“state of lawlessness”

late friday night when the news of the davao explosion broke — 10 dead, 60 wounded was the first count — and as we waited for more facts, i was of course thinking abu sayyaf:  who else would dare hit … Continue reading

The Killing of Osama bin Laden

Seymour M. Hersh It’s been four years since a group of US Navy Seals assassinated Osama bin Laden in a night raid on a high-walled compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. The killing was the high point of Obama’s first term, and … Continue reading

Posted in america, terrorism

Of Black Flags and Careless Connections

By Marck Ronald Rimorin In her latest “Thought Leaders” piece for Rappler.com, Maria Ressa writes: Much like the Madrid bombings in 2004 that killed 191 people and the London bombings in 2005 that killed 52, the Boston bombings were carried … Continue reading

Posted in maria ressa, terrorism

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