Saturday, 27 May 2017

ISIS Crisis in Philippines: Duterte Declares Martial Law in Mindanao

Militants affiliated with Islamic State are vying for control of the city of Marawi in the Philippines. President Rodrigo Duterte put the island of Mindanao under martial law, ordered in special forces and cut short his state visit to Russia.

There is some speculation on the involvement of Western countries in facilitating what is happening in the Philippines.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, May 27th, 2017.]

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