Posted inAT FinanceChinaIndonesiaLaosMalaysiaPhilippinesRussiaWorld

Duterte aims to wipe out Abu Sayyaf without US military help

The moment he assumed the highest government post in the Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the military to eliminate the 400-odd heavily armed militants of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) which had been terrorizing the country for over 25 years. Around 10,000 soldiers were deployed and a naval blockade was ordered on the shores of Basilan and […]