counterinsurgency - updates

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ASEAN highlights need to reintegrate radicals to counter terrorism

Nov 14, 2017 - 5:52 PM

There will be an ad-hoc experts working group under the Senior Officials Meeting on Transnational Crime (SOMTC) to carry out the plans

COUNTER-TERRORISM. Commitments to fight radicalization as counterinsurgency measures are one of the outputs of the 31st ASEAN Summit. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

AFP chief: Reds should work with military in new campaign plan

Jan 09, 2017 - 5:39 PM

Armed Forces chief General Eduardo Año talks about the military s new campaign plan DSSP Kapayapaan

DSSP KAPAYAPAAN. The military presented to President Rodrigo Duterte its new campaign plan during a command conference on January 6, 2017. Malacañang photo

2 soldiers killed, 5 others hurt in Sagada ambush

Dec 02, 2014 - 2:18 PM

UPDATED Suspected communist rebels attack a military convoy bearing soldiers who had just attended the Youth Leadership Summit at the Sagada National High School

2 NPA rebels killed, 2 nabbed in Davao Occidental firefight

Oct 15, 2014 - 1:35 PM

A 45 minute firefight ensues after communist rebels attack government forces in Malita town in Davao Occidental

Palparan files motion to remain at NBI, cites security fears

Aug 14, 2014 - 12:06 PM

UPDATED The retired military general cites an assassination threat by the New People s Army in seeking to persuade the court to let him remain under NBI custody

Palparan: ‘I don’t want to die in the hands of the enemy’

Aug 12, 2014 - 3:06 PM

The retired military general who claims to have lost 35 pounds during his 3 years in hiding says he needs a medical check up but not hospital arrest

97 NPA members surrender to PH military in Mindanao

May 21, 2014 - 3:31 PM

The surrenderees receive support packages to help them start over

NPA surrender: AFP chief General Emmanuel Bautista receives 97 NPA surrenderees.