Category Archives: War on Terror

TURNING POINT: One Year After: Never Again

NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews / 28 May) – Reportedly six proposed master plans for the reconstruction of the ravaged city of Marawi with cost estimates ranging from P 30-80B, had been on the table for government to choose from, as early as  December 2017, or some two months after the conclusion of the conflict. Six […]

COMMENTARY: Rethinking the War on Terror

MELBOURNE, Australia (MindaNews/14 July) — The Supreme Court recently upheld the constitutionality of Presidential Proclamation No. 216. Ironically, this landmark decision has been trumpeted by some government officials as the green light for the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to proceed in its campaign against terrorists and other enemies of the state in Mindanao. […]

US-led AFP bombs jungle camp, but no proof of JI leaders claimed to have been killed presented

Looks like another US-Philippine terrorism spin. With Obama desperately needing a war to divert Americans’ attention from the elections and the drab economy, the US is saber-rattling everywhere – Iran, Syria, China, North Korea, etc. And now, even Mindanao is not spared. It is, after all, part of USA’s “War on Terror” (the endless, borderless, […]