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

February 3, 2012

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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, […]

A saga of all-out euphemisms vs peace, the Moro and the ordinary people

November 16, 2011

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By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com When it comes to addressing the conflict in Mindanao, nothing has really changed in Philippine government policy despite the change from one president and administration to another. It has always been consistently “militarist,” said Neil V. Murad, secretary-general of Suara Bangsamoro (Voice of the People). This dogged militarist approach, he said, […]