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Operations in Marawi ‘all Filipino’ – Westmincom chief

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THE MARINES. This photo taken on June 9 shows marines from the 7th Marine Company operating against extremist Maute Group. Photo by Bobby lagsa/Rappler

Lieutenant General Carlito Galvez says, the Americans are limited to giving ‘technical assistance,’ and none of their soldiers are fighting on the ground

CAGAYAN DE ORO, Philippines (Jun. 12, 2017) — The United States Navy surveillance aircraft P3 Orion is a constant in almost all of the Philippine military’s most dangerous operations. Continue reading Operations in Marawi ‘all Filipino’ – Westmincom chief

Who’s who in Duterte’s martial law

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PRESIDENT’S MEN. President Rodrigo Duterte holds a special Cabinet meeting in Davao City on May 25, 2017. Malacañang photo

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana is administrator of martial law, reporting directly to the President. He will have ‘several advisers for the areas of Mindanao.’

DAVAO CITY, Philippines (May 28, 2017) — On the 4th day of martial law over the entire Mindanao island region, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) announced the key people in charge of implementing it. Continue reading Who’s who in Duterte’s martial law