OP-ED | Memories of a military air base, memories of Mindanao 15-Feb-15, 7:31 PM | Danton Remoto, News5
OPINION | By the Numbers: What's so precious in Muslim Mindanao? 14-Feb-15, 10:22 AM | Ferdinand G. Mendoza, special to InterAksyon.com
EDITORIAL | Deception and insincerity on Mamasapano 30-Jan-15, 1:10 PM | InterAksyon.com
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War in Mindanao: What are the internal and external repercussions? Last of 3 parts 7:47 am | Jose Antonio A. Custodio, Special to InterAksyon.com In the first two installments of his piece, military analyst Jose Antonio Custodio reviewed Estrada's all-out war campaign and the military preparedness should it go on an all-out war. In this last part, he will answer: What are the repercussions of returning to a war footing with the Moros?
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OP-ED | Memories of a military air base, memories of Mindanao 7:31 pm | Danton Remoto, News5 Seeing widows and orphans meeting sealed caskets of mutilated bodies of soldiers; women and babies in refugee camps; children displaced when they should be in school - an airman's child growing up to see Mindanao cast in the eyes of victims and researchers prays for one thing: peace.
NUJP demands justice for Bohol broadcaster, 31st journo killed in PNoy time; Palace slams murder 1:39 pm | National Union of Journalists of the Philippines | With PNA UPDATE 9:45 P.M.-Maurito Lim is the second journalist murdered in Bohol, the 172nd since 1986, and the 31st under the administration of Benigno Aquino III. The NUJP issued a statement on his murder. Palace officials condemned his killing, vowing results in effort to get culprits.
OPINION | By the Numbers: What's so precious in Muslim Mindanao? 10:22 am | Ferdinand G. Mendoza, special to InterAksyon.com When you tire about reading of freedom, self-determination, revolutionary ideals and anything conceptual about the Mamasapano carnage, ask yourself: What is in Maguindanao - or Muslim Mindanao, for that matter -that is so precious, groups and countries would kill for it?
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