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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Philippines' Duterte threatens to end peace talks after NPA attack


Well, you would have thought the NPA was an extinct movement by now--it is Asia's longest running insurgency.  But, dire political, social injustices like corruption and economic problems confronting the Philippines continue today; consequently, there will always be a spot for the Communist Party of the Philippines and the New People's Army until those issues are solved. Interesting news article on a recent NPA attack.

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/philippines--duterte-threatens-to-end-peace-talks-after-attack-9044360


3 comments:

  1. Wish they could get that mess cleaned up so it would be safe to visit that part of the Philippines.

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  2. I imagine the President is really going to send more troops after them now.

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  3. I think there will be a place for the communist rebels as long as the Philippines leaders in power are so corrupt. Once the middle class and poor feel they have a equal chance to advance i doubt any one will support the rebels. Things seem to be getting better a little at a time over there and the life of the average family is much better than just a few years back.

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