Jim Lincoln wrote: I'm surprised the BBC was so matter of fact about all these incidences, but rarely used the word Islamic in the article.
Jim, you shouldn't be surprised.The BBC has long since abandoned journalistic standards and has become an 'arm' of the State and of liberal/socialistic propaganda. The added insult is that it's compulsorily funded by the taxpayer to the tune of about $200 per household per year.
Yes, the article should be looked at, since it also points out the American soldiers this group has killed. I'm surprised the BBC was so matter of fact about all these incidences, but rarely used the word Islamic in the article.
couriermail.com.au wrote: .... The Abu Sayyaf mostly operates out of Jolo, a hotbed of a decades-old Muslim separatist insurgency, where small numbers of US military advisers are providing training to Filipino counter-terrorism forces.
Manila said ahead of the Clinton visit on Thursday that it would welcome any help to persuade Muslim separatists to sign a peace treaty to end four decades of low-level rebellion in the Mindanao region.....
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