Thursday, March 10, 2016

′Islamic State′ masterplan for base in Philippines ′not being taken seriously′

He pointed to a "lack of political will" on the part of Philippine leaders to "dismantle the emerging IS infrastructure."
"Being an election year, I doubt very much that the president will take a decision to send additional troops to the region," the analyst predicted. The presidential poll is scheduled for May 9 and incumbent Benigno Aquino III is barred from seeking re-election.

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